Great War Dundee
This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
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William Bruce Mitchell
- Date of enlistment: November 1917
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: S/23553
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
- Unit/Ship: 6th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death:
- Date of Death: 23/07/1918
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Marfaux British Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: VII.C.5.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Glasgow
- Address: 2 Wedderburn Street, Dundee
- Occupation: Conductor, Dundee City Tramways
Annie Mitchell, 2 Wedderburn St, Dundee
A. R. Mitchell, 2 Wedderburn St, Dundee
More about William Bruce Mitchell
William Bruce Mitchell S/23553 Gordon Highlanders
Tram Conductor Killed.
Mr and Mrs A. R. Mitchell, 2 Wedderburn Street, have been officially informed that their son Private W. B. Mitchell, Gordon Highlanders, who was previously reported missing, was killed in action on 23rd July. Private Mitchell enlisted in November, 1917, on attaining the age of 18, and had been at the front since April of this year. Prior to the outbreak of war, he was employed as a conductor on the Dundee City Tramways.
Dundee Courier 2nd September 1918
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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