The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Lance Corporal D Mitchell



Photograph by "Len"

Lance Corporal Douglas MITCHELL, SR/9400, 1st  Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, (formerly Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex) Regiment, Service No.7611 / Norfolk  Regiment, Service No.3/6583),  died of wounds, Flanders France, 1st July 1918, age 28.

Born St James, Norwich, Norfolk, son of Henry and Alice Mitchell, of 61 Primrose Road, Norwich, Norfolk.

1911 Census - 61 Primrose Road, Thorpe Hamlet, Norwich - Henry Mitchell, head, age 49, married, Railway Porter, goods, worker, born Norwich, Norfolk; Alice Mitchell, wife, age 48, married 28 years, 17 children, 12 still alive, born Bergh Apton, Norfolk; Douglas Mitchell, son, age 21, single, book maker, book manufacturer, worker, born Norwich, Norfolk; Edith May Mitchell, daughter, age 13, born Norwich, Norfolk; Gladys Eleanor Mitchell, daughter, age 9, born Norwich, Norfolk; Richard John Mitchell, son, age 7, born Norwich, Norfolk; William George Mitchell, son, age 3, born Norwich, Norfolk.

Enlisted Norwich, Norfolk. Resided 11, Milton Street, Lakenham, Norwich, Norfolk.

28th April 1915, posted BEF.

24th September 1916, Parish Church, St Peter Parmentergate, Norwich, Douglas Mitchell, age 26, bachelor, Soldier, 61 Primrose Road, father Henry Mitchell, labourer, married Rosa May Neve, age 21, spinster,  6 Munells? Yard, father, Henry Neve, labourer. 

Buried at Aire Communal Cemetery, III. G. 8., France. Norwich City War Memorial & Roll of Honour.

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