MITCHELL, Thomas Findlay
(Service number 23/1118)

First Rank Rifleman Last Rank Rifleman


Date Unknown Place of Birth Ayrshire, Scotland.

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment C/o Mr Cordner, Shearman Street, Waimate, NZ.
Occupation Carpenter.
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Matthew Mitchell (father), Elmbank, Newmilns, Ayrshire, Scotland.
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation NZEF
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 1st battalion, NZ Rifle Brigade, D Company.
Date 9 October 1915.
Transport Maunganui or Tahiti or Aparima or Navua or Warrimoo.
Embarked From Wellington, NZ. Destination Suez, Egypt.
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With NZ Rifle Brigade, 1st Battalion, 3rd.

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 22 September 1916 Age
Place of Death Somme, France.
Cause Killed in Action.
Memorial or Cemetery Caterpillar Valley (NZ) Memorial, Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval. Somme, France.
Memorial Reference Caterpillar Valley (NZ) Memorial.
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru; Waimate First World War Memorial

Biographical Notes

Son of Matthew & Catherine Mitchell, Ayrshire, Scotland.



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Lesley Tennent (SC branch NZSG)

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