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William Mitchell


39th Battalion

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Not Assessed
  • Planted By: Miss B. Stewart
  • Plaque: 1348

Additional Info

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William Edward Mitchell enlisted in Ballarat, Victoria at the age of 29 on the 4th of October 1916. He had been born in Smeaton, Victoria was single, and was employed as a Labourer. He volunteered and was stationed with the 39th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement with the Regimental number 2414. He was Killed in Action on the 4th of August 1917. He has no known grave, but he is commemorated at the Ypres Menin Gate Memorial, Belgium on Panel number 25. Tree number 1117.

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour