This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 34821
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
- Unit/Ship: 2nd Bn.
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 21
- Date of Death: 24/04/1917
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery, Saulty
- Grave/Mem Ref no: IX.A.7
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 10 Kinloch Place, 105 Hawkhill, Dundee
More about Alexander Mitchell
Private Alexander Mitchell initially enlisted in Dundee on 4th February 1916. He initially joined the General Service Cavalry however was subsequently transferred into the 2nd Bn of the Royal Scots Fusiliers and saw service in France. Prior to enlisting, he lived with his mother and siblings at 10 Kinlock Place, 105 Hawkhill, Dundee.
Mitchell was severely wounded by a gunshot wound to the head on the 21st January 1917 and treated at No. 16 General Hospital before being transferred to No. 3 Convalescent Deport on the 14th March 1917. He later died of his wounds and is interred in Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery.
Alexander was the brother of Able Seaman Robert Watt Mitchell Clyde Z/4816, Howe Battalion, Royal Navy Division, who died 12.09.1915.
Additional information kindly supplied by Jim Flood, and Gary Thomson
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