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Lieutenant H S Mitchell


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Lieutenant  Herbert Stanley MITCHELL, 4th Battalion (Territorial) , Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, 21st March 1918, age 21.

Son of Stanley and Florence Louisa Mitchell, of Basted Cottage, Borough Green, Sevenoaks, Kent. 


1911 Census - Orchard Cottage, Basted, Borough Green, Kent - Stanley Mitchell, head, age 38, married, Commercial Clerk, paper making, worker, born Chatham, Kent; Florence Louisa Mitchell, wife, age 40, married 17 years, 2 children, both still alive, born Bermondsey, London; Ivy Florence Mitchell, daughter, age 16, single, Commercial Clerk, paper making, worker, born Basted, Kent; Herbert Stanley Mitchell, son, age 14, school, born Ightham, Kent.


Formerly Corporal, 11th London Regiment, Service No.3381.

25th October 1916, posted BEF.

Commemorated at  Pozieres Memorial, Panel 58 and 59, Somme France and at Internal Memorial The Church of the Good Shepherd, Borough Green, Kent.


London Gazette 7th January 1916

The Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Lance-Corporal Herbert Stanley Mitchell, from The London Regiment, to be Second Lieutenant. Dated 1st January, 1916.

London Gazette 20th October 1916.

The under mentioned 2nd Lieutenants to be temporary Lieutenants. -   1st September 1916: H. S. Mitchell.

London Gazette 4th May 1917.

War Office, 4th May 1917 - TERRITORIAL FORCE - INFANTRY

Royal West Kent Regiment - The under mentioned officers relinquish their temporary rank - 5th May 1917.

2nd Lieutenant (temporary Lieutenant), H S Mitchell.

London Gazette 29th November 1917.

Royal West Kent Regiment. - The under mentioned 2nd Lieutenants to be Lieutenants -  1st July 1917 :  H S Mitchell.


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