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Alexander MITCHELL

Date of birth5 March 1879
AddressWyanawah, Thoona, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinMargaret Mitchell, Wyanawah, Thoona, Victoria
Enlistment date1 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit name13th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/18/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A34 Persic on 28 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Light Horse Regiment


Unit: 13th Light Horse
Promotion date: 24 July 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Service Order

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)

Distinguished Service Order

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 109
Date: 15 September 1919

Other detailsMedals: Distinguished Service Order, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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