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William Alexander Mitchell

In memory of:

Private William Alexander Mitchell

May 19, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

35495

Age:

29

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Army Service Corps

Citation(s):

1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Additional Information


Born:

November 9, 1886
Montreal, Québec

Enlistment:

August 10, 1914
Montreal, Québec

Brother of Mrs. Marggie Mabury, Montreal, Quebec. Husband of D. Mitchell, Exmouth, Devon, England. He was civilly employed as a teamster.

Commemorated on Page 136 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

MONTREAL (NOTRE DAME DES NEIGES) CEMETERY
Quebec, Canada

Grave Reference:

P. 800. S. M.

Location:

Montreal (Notre Dame des Nieges) Cemetery adjoins the Mount Royal Cemetery, in Montreal, Québec, and a War Cross is erected on the dividing line. Access by car via Highway 15 (Decarie) south, and take the exit for Queen Mary Road. Follow signs for Cote des Neiges Road south. The entrance to the cemetery is on the left hand side of this road. During both wars, Montreal was the headquarters of No. 4 Military District. The city had seven military hospitals with more than 900 beds during the First and Second World Wars. The Royal Air Force Ferry Command had its headquarters at Dorval Airport and there was a Royal Air Force Station at St.Hubert. Some graves cannot be individually marked and are commemorated on a bronze plaque fixed to the Cross of Sacrifice.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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