William Bruce Mitchell

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: November 1917
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: S/23553
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • 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.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Glasgow
  • Address: 2 Wedderburn Street, Dundee
  • Occupation: Conductor, Dundee City Tramways
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    A. R. Mitchell, 2 Wedderburn St, Dundee

  • Siblings:
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  • Children:

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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