John George Roald MITCHELL


MITCHELL, John George Roald

Service Number: 88760
Enlisted: 25 October 1943, Melbourne Wireless / Telegraphic Station
Last Rank: Aircraftman
Last Unit: Air Defence Headquarters (Melbourne)
Born: Strahan, Tasmania, 16 June 1925
Home Town: Longford, Northern Midlands, Tasmania
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Accidental (Ground Accident), Richmond, Melbourne, Victoria, 8 December 1943, aged 18 years
Cemetery: Springvale War Cemetery, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

25 Oct 1943: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman, SN 88760, Air Defence Headquarters (Melbourne), Melbourne Wireless / Telegraphic Station
8 Dec 1943: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman, SN 88760, Homeland Defence - Militia and non deployed forces

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Son of Ernest James Mitchell and Janet Mitchell of Longford, Tasmania

AC Mitchell was accidentally killed in a collision between his RAAF motorcycle and bolting horses on Punt Road, Richmond