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Roy MITCHELL

Regimental number5157
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
Address75 Mort Street, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs. E.C. Mitchell, 75 Mort Street, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date30 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 4 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialThe Huts Cemetery (Plot IX, Row A, Grave No. 16), Dickebusch, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
33
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Emily MITCHELL, 125 Rountree Street, Balmain, New South Wales. Native of Brisbane, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4845 Pte Albert Edward MITCHELL, 59th Bn, killed in action, 19 July 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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