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Lance Corporal: 2637 Andrew Clarence MITCHELL. M.M.

Born: 1893. Millfield via Cessnock, New South Wales, Australia. Birth Cert:22570/1893.



Died: 1948. Cessnock, New South Wales, Ausralia. Death Cert:11516/1948.

Father: Henry William Mitchell.

Mother: Annie Mitchell. nee:.

James Mitchell enlisted at Newcastle with the Miners Reinforcements on the 12th of June 1916 with the rank of Sapper and was transfered to the 5th Reinforcements, 35th Battalion on the 8th of September and left Sydney on board HMAT A11 "Anscanius" on the 25th of October 1916 and disembarked at Devonport, England on the 28th of December 1916.


London Gazette 24th January 1919. Page 1253 Position 6.

Commonwealth of Australia Gazette 23rd of May 1919. Page 897 Position 105.

2 Platoon, A Company 35th Battalion. Feuqurieres, France. 7/2/1919. (Paddy O'Brien Collection)

Michell, seated in middle row, 2nd from left.

Family Information

Andrew was a single 23 year old Fireman from O'Briens Estate, Cessnock, N.S.W upon enlistment.

Henry and Ann Mitchell were married in 1871 at Wollombi, N.S.W. Marriage Cert:3842/1871 and had 11 children, 6 boys and 5 girls. Alice Emily Mitchell born 1873 at Wollombi, N.S.W. Birth Cert:20658/1873. George Thomas Mitchell born 1875 at Wollombi, N.S.W. Birth Cert: 21735/1875 and died in 1954 at Cessnock, N.S.W. Death Cert:14908/1954. Walter James Mitchell born 1877 at Wollombi, N.S.W. Birth Cert:22939/1877. Laban John Mitchell born 1880 at Wollombi, N.S.W. Birth Cert:27230/1880 and died in 1960 at Cessnock, N.S.W. Death Cert:35240/1962. Austin Albert Mitchell born 1883 at Millfield, N.S.W. Birth Cert:31618/1883 and died in 1954 at Mayfield, N.S.W. Death Cert:24706/1954. May E Mitchell born 1885 at Millfield, N.S.W. Birth Cert:34139/1885. Rachel V Mitchell born 1888 at Millfield, N.S.W. Birth Cert:37621/1888. Ernest Edward Mitchell born 1890 at Millfield, N.S.W. Birth Cert:21758/1890 and died in 1970 at Cessnock, N.S.W. Death Cert:15510/1970. Esther I Mitchell born 1893 at Millfield, N.S.W. Birth Cert:22569/1893 and died in 1960 at Balmain, N.S.W. Death Cert:30901/1960. Andrew Clarence Mitchell born 1893 at Millfield, N.S.W. Birth Cert:22570/1893 and died in 1948 at Cessnock, N.S.W. Death Cert:11516/1948. Amy S Mitchell born 1896 at Millfield, N.S.W. Birth Cert:4992/1896.

Military Records

Australian National Archives

UNDER CONSTRUCTION; 04/07/2008-31/03/2014.

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