Charles Shand Mitchell

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: October 1917
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: S/43889
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 6th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 19
  • Date of Death: 27.08.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Vis-En-Artois Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 10

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 17 Blackness St, Dundee
  • Occupation: Apprentice Mechanic, Grove Mills, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Lizzie Mitchell

  • Father:

    Charles Mitchell, 24 Cecil St, Collingwood East, Vancouver, Canada

  • Siblings:

    William & John

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Charles Shand Mitchell

Charles has no known grave but is remembered on the Vis-En-Artois Memorial. He was the brother of Sapper William Mills Mitchell, 404258, 130th Field Company, Royal Engineers, who was killed in action, 10.04.1918 and is also believed to be the brother of E.R.A. John Mitchell, Royal Navy.

Charles Mitchell   S/43889   Gordon Highlanders

Mr Charles Mitchell, 17 Blackness Street, has been informed that his son, Private Chas. Mitchell, Gordon Highlanders, has been killed in action.  Deceased was about 19 years of age, and enlisting in October last year he had seen four month’s service at the front.  He was formerly an apprentice mechanic in Grove Mills (Messrs A. P. Mathewson & Co.).  His brother William, who was a sapper in the R.E.s, was killed on 10th April this year.

Dundee Courier 12th September 1918

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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