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Thomas James MITCHELL

Regimental number3872
Place of birthNewcastle New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationEngine cleaner
AddressHill, North Lambton Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinWife, Mrs M Mitchell, 13 Beresford Street, Wickham, Newcastle, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Tunnelling Company
FateKilled in Action 4 August 1916
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row O, Grave No. 42), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
92
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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