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Alexander MITCHELL

Regimental number1079
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBootmaker
Address17 Phillis Street, Maylands, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Ann Mitchell, 17 Phillis Street, Maylands, South Australia
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit nameField Ambulance 4, Section B
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/47/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board TRANSPORT A35 Berrima on 22 December 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 January 1918
Medals

Military Medal

'For good conduct and bravery in the evacuation of wounded from the right portion of O.G.1 trench to Advanced Dressing Stations at CONTALMAISON and later to BAILIFF WOOD from 6th August, 1916 to 13th August, 1916.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

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