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Henry Leslie MITCHELL

Regimental numberR1537
Date of birth7 January 1897
Place of birthViolet Town, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressBuffalo River North via Myrtleford, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 10.5"
Weight152 lbs
Next of kinFather, William Mitchell, Buffalo River North via Myrtleford, Victoria
Enlistment date21 March 1915
Place of enlistmentBright, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 3106 Sergeant James MITCHELL, 54th Bn, returned to Australia, 1 November 1917; 2727 Sergeant John Pascoe MITCHELL, 57th Bn, returned to Australia, 31 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, MITCHELL Henry Leslie

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