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Ralph Drew MITCHELL

Regimental number376
Place of birthDundee Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressGuthrie Street, Paddington, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Mary Jane Mitchell, Guthrie Street, Paddington, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date26 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
Two ships left from Melbourne carrying the 31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D: HMAT A62, 'Wandilla', on 9 November 1915 and HMAT A41, 'Bakara', on 5 November 1915. It is not possible from the Embarkation Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
Two ships left from Melbourne carrying the 31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D: HMAT A62, 'Wandilla', on 9 November 1915 and HMAT A41, 'Bakara', on 5 November 1915. It is not possible from the Embarkation Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 December 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Date of death9 May 1966

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