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Ernest Albert MITCHELL

Regimental number6067
Date of birth9 September 1895
Place of birthRedfern, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationTile presser
Address185 Addison Road, Marrickville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinSister, Miss Doris Mitchell, 185 Addison Road, Marrickville, New South Wales
Enlistment date18 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 3 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 2 March 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsReal name: Ernest Augustine McCARTHY. He took the family name of his brother-in-law, Henry P. (Harry) MITCHELL.

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