William Mills Mitchell

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 404258
  • Rank: Sapper
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
  • Unit/Ship: 130th Field Company
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 21
  • Date of Death: 10.04.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Pont-D'Achelles Military Cemetery, Nieppe
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: III.A.3.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth:
  • Address: 17 Blackness St, Dundee
  • Occupation: Apprentice Baker
  • Mother:

    Lizzie Mitchell

  • Father:

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

  • Siblings:

    Charles & John

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about William Mills Mitchell

William was the brother of Pte Charles Shand Mitchell, S/43889, 6th Battalion, Gordon Highlanders, who was killed in action, 27.08.1918 and is also believed to be the brother of E.R.A. John Mitchell, Royal Navy.

William Mills Mitchell   404258   Royal Engineers

Sapper William Mitchell, Royal Engineers, was the eldest son of Mr Charles Mitchell, 17 Blackness Street.  He had been seven months at the front.  Sapper Mitchell was 21 years of age, and before enlisting was an apprentice baker.

Dundee Courier 3rd May 1918

Additional information supplied by Gary Thomson, further information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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