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 Mills Mitchell
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 404258
- Rank: Sapper
- Service Occupation:
- 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.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth:
- Address: 17 Blackness St, Dundee
- Occupation: Apprentice Baker
Charles Mitchell, 24 Cecil St, Collingwood East, Vancouver, Canada
Charles & John
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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