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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Jack Broughton Mitchell

In memory of:

Captain Jack Broughton Mitchell

September 29, 1918

Military Service


Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment)

Honours and Awards:

Military Cross

and Bar

Additional Information


Son of Mr. H. B. and Emily Crawford Mitchell, of Winnipeg. Enlisted as Pte. Lord Strathcona's Horse, August 1914.

Commemorated on Page 472 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BUCQUOY ROAD CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. K. 24.

Location:

BUCQUOY ROAD CEMETERY is situated on the D919 heading south from Arras to Ayette. The Cemetery is on the right hand side of the road, 9 kilometres from Arras, just before a crossroads with the D36 between Ficheux and Boisleux-au-Mont.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune during World War One. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune during World War One. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune during World War One. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune during World War One. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • St Thomas (Anglican) Church– St. Thomas (Anglican) Church, Huron St., Toronto, Ontario.   The octagonal Baptistry (1917) houses a central baptismal font, and also serves as a World 
War One memorial for the war dead of this parish. The room includes stained glass windows by the Bromsgrove Guild. These show images of medieval knights, St. Michael the Archangel and St. George, and a wounded soldier in a circa 1914-1918 military uniform standing among red poppies.  Individually inscribed wooden war memorial panels line the walls.  Each panel includes the name of a war casualty in gilt lettering with rank, unit and date of 
death.
  • War Memorial Window– One of the sets of War Memorial stained glass windows in the St. Thomas 
Church Baptistry.
  • Memorial– A detail of the memorial panel dedicated to Captain Jack Broughton Mitchell.  Located in the St. Thomas Church Baptistry, Toronto, Ontario.
  • Newspaper Clipping– Captain John (Jack) Broughton Mitchell was born in Millwood, Manitoba.  He enlisted in the first Canadian Contingent at Valcartier Camp, Quebec, on September 25th, 1914.  In honoured memory.
  • Newspaper Clipping– Newspaper articles relating to Captain Jack Broughton Mitchell. It appears that an error was made with entering his middle name.

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