Lewis Mitchell

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment:
  • Service no: E.B/354
  • Rank: Engine Room Artificer
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Reserve
  • Unit/Ship: R.N. Base Yarmouth
  • Place of Death: Aberdeen
  • Age at Death: 44
  • Date of Death: 02.03.1917
  • Burial Country: Scotland
  • Cemetery: St Clements Churchyard, Aberdeen
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Stone 472

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: 07.04.1872
  • Place of Birth:
  • Address: 4 Annfield St, Dundee
  • Occupation: Boilermaker
  • Mother:

    Mrs Jane Mitchell 21 Justice Street, Aberdeen

  • Father:

    Mr James 21 Justice Street, Aberdeen

  • Siblings:
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More about Lewis Mitchell

Lewis Mitchell was born in Aberdeen and was the son of Mr James and Mrs Jane Mitchell of 21 Justice Street, Aberdeen but his home address was 4 Annfield Street, Dundee and he was married to Mrs H Mitchell. Next of kin listed as Henrietta Robertson, 4 Annfield Rd, Dundee. He joined the Royal Naval Reserve in Aberdeen in December 1904 and completed training in several RN Ships including Indomitable, Duncan and Antrim. His records show that he was employed in Brown’s Boiler Shop in Clydebank. In August 1914 he was mobilised and, after a spell in Portsmouth, he was drafted to the Patrol Base in Great Yarmouth and became the Engine Room Artificer of HM Trawler White Ear. He became ill and was medically discharged in September 1915 with heart disorders and was awarded a disability pension for life. Later, notes in his RNR Records says he suffered from insanity and that he died maybe on 5 September 1919. Lewis Mitchell is named in the Dundee City Roll of Honour, entry number 2858.

Information supplied by Iain Stewart and Iain Birnie

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