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Gilderoy Laird MITCHELL

Regimental number6338
Place of birthDrummoyne New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationMiller
AddressNorth Ryde, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, W Mitchell, London Road, Ryde, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date25 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 11 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 September 1917
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialMenin Road South Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row A1, Grave No. 12), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
83
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Anne MITCHELL, Soudan Road, North Ryde, New South Wales. Native of Drummoyne, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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