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Name: John George MITCHELL
Casualty No.: Ranks: Private Initials: J G Service No.: 13612
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Newbiggin, Northumberland. Age at Death: 0
Unit: 5th Bn Dorsetshire Regiment.
Former Unit(s): 20045 Cavalry of the Line.
Place Enlisted: Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.
Place of Residence: Crookhill, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Home Address: 15 Coronation Street, Crookhill, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Previous Address:
Civilian Employment: Miner at Stargate Colliery.
How Died: Killed in action
Date of Death: Thursday 16th September 1915
Place of Death: Gallipoli, Turkey.
Battle/Campaign: Dardanelles/Gallipoli Campaign, Turkey, 1915. Suvla Bay Trenches, 1915.
Locally Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Stargate War Memorial, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: -
Overseas Commemorated: Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey Panel 136 to 139
Buried: No known grave
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 1
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary: Blaydon Courier, page 3, 21st October 1916.
Family Details:
Son of Robert and Henrietta Mitchell of 15 Coronation Street, Crookhill, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Notes :
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. Soldiers Died in the Great War.
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