(Service number 24/2249)

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Date 10 December 1891 Place of Birth Timaru

Enlistment Information

Date 13 December 1915 Age 24 years
Address at Enlistment 287 Wellington Terrace
Occupation Civil servant
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin J. MITCHELL (father), 32 Dee Street, Timaru
Religion Presbyterian
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

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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Date 25 November 1986 Age 94 years
Place of Death Wellington
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

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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