MITCHELL, Smith Bryce
(Service number 74397)

Aliases Known as Bryce
First Rank Private Last Rank Private


Date 10 October 1897 Place of Birth Waitati

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Church Street, Timaru
Occupation Plumber
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin W. D. MITCHELL (father), Church Street, Timaru
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 39th Reinforcements, E Company
Date 13 June 1918
Transport Athenic
Embarked From Destination Liverpool, Merseyside, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

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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 19 January 1979 Age 81 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Salisbury Park Crematorium, Timaru
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Smith Bryce Mitchell, known as Bryce, was the youngest son of William John and Maria (née Jeffrey) Mitchell. He was educated at Waimate and Timaru Main schools. In 1925 he married Eleanor McCartney.


Auckland War Memorial museum Cenotaph Database [17 April 2019]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [17 April 2019]; School Admission record (South Canterbury Branch NZSG); Salisbury Park Crematorium plaque image & record [20 April 2019]

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