MITCHELL, William Lyle

Service Number –   5894.

Rank –   Private.

Unit / Division –   27th  Battalion.

Enlistment Date –   30  May  1916.

Address on Enlistment –   Pinthatuka,  Perth,  W. A.

Occupation on Enlistment –   Farmer.  (near Bunbury)

Next of Kin on Enlistment –   Father-  William  Wilkie  Mitchell,  Otekaieke,  New  Zealand.  Mother –  Florence  Mitchell  of  68  Warfe  St  Oamaru, New  Zealand.

 

Religion –   Presbyterian.

Embarkation Details –   From  Fremantle  on  30  October  1916  on  HMAT  A16  “  Port  Melbourne  “.

KIA / Mortally Wounded –

Date –   6  October  1917.

Place –   Belgium.

Age at Death – 31.

Burial Location / Commemoration Details –   Lijssenthoek  Military  Cemetery,  Belgium  (  Plot  XX,  Row  E,  Grave  No. 1  ).

Panel Number, Roll of Honour (Australian War Memorial) –   111.

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