We remember John Gay Mitchell

We remember John Gay Mitchell

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Timeline

Timeline

1890
birth Blackfriars, Lanark United Kingdom Source:8663215 Source:6184692 1890
1914
service British Army Lance Corporal 5758 Scottish Rifles 5th Battalion Source:6184692 5th November 1914
1914
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:6184692 5th November 1914
1916
dates Age 26 Source:8663215 20th July 1916
1916
service British Army Sergeant 200025 Scottish Rifles 5th Battalion Source:6184692 20th July 1916
1916
service British Army Sergeant 5758 Scottish Rifles 5th Battalion Source:8663215 20th July 1916
enlistment Glasgow United Kingdom Source:6184692
missing Medal Card records "Presumed died* Source:3069572
location 33 La Crosse Terrace, Glasgow United Kingdom parents address Source:8663215
1916
death Killed in Action Medal roll for 1914 Star records only "Presumed died". The battalion suffered heavy casualties in the attack on High Wood on this date. France Source:6184692 Source:8663207 20th July 1916
burial Serre Road Cemetery No.2 CWGC Cemetery/Memorial France XXI.B.3 Source:8663215

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names John Gay
Initials JG
Last Name Mitchell
Source 8663215
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
33 La Crosse Terrace, Glasgow United Kingdom parents address
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 5758 Scottish Rifles 5th Battalion Lance Corporal
British Army 200025 Scottish Rifles 5th Battalion Sergeant
British Army 5758 Scottish Rifles 5th Battalion Sergeant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Esther E Mitchell mother
James Mitchell father

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card

External Evidence

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Digital Collections of the National Library of Australia Edwin2371
Ancestry Website Edwin2371
Ancestry Website Edwin2371
Commonwealth War Graves Website Edwin2371

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Sergeant John G Mitchell Edwin2371

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