(Service number 24/2249)
|First Rank||Corporal||Last Rank|
|Date||10 December 1891||Place of Birth||Timaru|
|Date||13 December 1915||Age||24 years|
|Address at Enlistment||287 Wellington Terrace|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||J. MITCHELL (father), 32 Dee Street, Timaru|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Rifle Brigade|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||5th Reinforcements, 2nd Battalion, F Company|
|Date||1 April 1916|
|Transport||Tahiti or Maunganui|
|Embarked From||Wellington||Destination||Suez, Egypt|
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||25 November 1986||Age||94 years|
|Place of Death||Wellington|
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Thomas Mitchell was the son of William John and Annie (née Roberts) Mitchell, and a brother of Albert Mitchell who also served in World War One. Thomas was educated at Waimataitai School where he was dux. From Waimtaitai he went on to High School.
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