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Royal Ernest Henry MITCHELL

Regimental number6068
Place of birthHopetoun Victoria
ReligionBaptist
OccupationLabourer
AddressHopetoun Post Office, Hopetoun, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, E F Mitchell, Hopetoun, Victoria
Enlistment date28 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialTynecot Cemetery (Plot XXXV, Row B, Grave No. II), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
131
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Ernest and Rosetta MITCHELL. Native of Hopetoun, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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