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Mitchell, John

Identification

Regimental number: 204264
Battalion / unit at enlistment: 96th BN
U of S affiliation at enlistment: student
Killed, died or wounded: wounded
Birth: 7 Mar 1897, Bradwardine, MB, Canada
College Building memorial: Second floor, northeast
Slide number(s): HR-2163

U of S attendance

Entry date College Left - date Left - reason Degree Degree - date Notes
1915 Agro 1924   B.S.A. 1924

Military service - attestation

Volunteer/drafted: volunteer
Attestation place: Saskatoon
Attestation date: 1 Feb 1916
Present address: Wycollar, SK
Occupation: student
Religion: Anglican
Age: 18 years, 9 months
Height (inches): 70.00
Chest expansion (inches): 37.00
Amount of expansion (inches): 2.00

Military service - assignments

Group Type Location First known date Last known date Reason for end of assignment Notes
65th Bn           
96th Bn            RoH
3rd Bn            CB

Rank

Rank Date Notes
Private  

Wounds

Wound type Date Notes
  5 Nov 1917

Family

Mother: Mitchell, J?
Mother's Address: Wycollar, SK, Canada (1916)

Non-military addresses

Address Occupation Earliest date Latest date Source Notes
Wycollar  student 1918 1924 U of S Calendar
Wycollar  student 1915 1916 U of S Calendar
Soils Dept, U of Wisc., Madison, USA   1928   1928 list
1928 list = "List of Students who enlisted during the Great War," U of S Archives. The list was completed after F. Underhill went to the University of Toronto in 1927; probably in conjunction with the Memorial Gates. Some of the addresses may be from an earlier date.

Sources

National Archives reference: RG 150 Box 6257 - 17
College Building list #: 322
Roll of Honour list #:
Roll of Service (1928) #: 232
Long List #: 245

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