Walter Harold MITCHELL

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MITCHELL, Walter Harold

Service Number: VX15157
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Major
Last Unit: Not yet discovered
Born: Melbourne, Victoria, 11 October 1914
Home Town: Coburg, Moreland, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Accidental, Thursday Island, 23 May 1945, aged 30 years
Cemetery: Townsville War Cemetery, Queensland, Australia
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Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Major, SN VX15157

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Major Mitchell VX15157 served in the Middle East as a Captain - when he returned to Australia he led the Torres Strait Pioneer Company, formed in 1943 of indigenous men of the Torres Strait.