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Matthew George Mitchell

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Portrait of Rifleman Matthew Mitchell, Auckland Weekly News, 28 February 1918.Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, AWNS-19180228-41-33. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Rifleman Matthew Mitchell, Auckland Weekly News, 28 February 1918.Sir George Grey Specia …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Matthew George AWMM
  • Surname
    Mitchell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 25/124 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    2 November 1888 AWMM LeestonCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 12 October 1915 AWMM Patea, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Matthew Mitchell (father), Box 33, Patea, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 25/124 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 12 October 1915 AWMM
    Age 27 AWMM
    Farmer/Civilian AWMM
    TrenthamUpper Hutt 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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 10.5 inches AWMM
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Jessie and Matthew Mitchell of Patea

    Brother of Arthur, Walter, Norman, Gilbert, Charles, Henrietta AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    5 December 1917 AWMM
    Age 30 AWMM
    YpresBelgium AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM LVII. D. 14. AWMM
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  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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