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Harold Mitchell

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Wedding photo, Harold Mitchell (70057) (right) wedding photo with his daughter Doreen Mitchell and her husband Alec Johnston (404874) ca. 1946 (kindly provided by family) - No known copyright restrictions

Wedding photo, Harold Mitchell (70057) (right) wedding photo with his daughter Doreen Mitchell and h …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Harold AWMM
  • Surname
    Mitchell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 70057 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    19 September 1892 AWMM AylesburyBuckinghamshire AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 16 October 1917 AWMM Limestone Island, Whangarei, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Edmund Mitchell (father), 43 Walton Road, Aylesbury, Bucks, England AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 2 March 1918 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 70057 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 16 October 1917 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    Labourer/Civilian AWMM
    AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      140 pounds AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Brown AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Brown AWMM
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      fair AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Medically examined in 1916 but was rejected for eyesight

    Attested in Whangarei 8 May 1917 and notes preferred reinforcement as Home Service

    He provided the name and address of his sister, Mrs S.J. Dixon living in Wanganui east as his nearest relative living in New Zealand.

    Served in New Zealand for 165 days; overseas for 1 year 160 days, total service 1 year 325 days. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    28 May 1968 AWMM
    Age 76 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cremated AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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