2nd Lt. Harold Victor Michell

One ADRIC register has him as 2nd Lt in RAF , another as Sub-Lt. Oddly H V Michell is a common name. An RND man died in 1915. Spelling varies between Mitchell and Michell

1897 Jun 9. Born Boston, Lincs

1901 census in Grimsby

1911 census at 13 Athelstan Rd, Colchester (as on Army enlistment)

1912 Dec 2 Enlists as a Boy soldier in RFA

1914 Aug 17 to 8 Oct 1916 Posted to France with RFA

1920 Apr 11. Gazette. RAF. The undermentioned Cadets are granted honorary commissions as 2nd Lts., with effect from the date of their demobilisation - 71208 H. V. Mitchell.

1920 Nov 3. Joined ADRIC with service no 958. Posted to H Coy as Section Leader from 10 Nov 1920

1922 Jan 13. discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1926 Jun 26 Married Mary Constance Walker at Dunmow

1927 His father committed suicide

1930 Sep 2. Relinquished his commission on completion of service

1930 Bankrupt. He is a Motor Salesman

1939 Register. 87 Maryon Road , Greenwich, London, Engineer, heavy worker. He seems to have a labouring job

1962 Mar Died Colchester.


AIR 79/2761/319182 for Harold Victor Mitchell

AIR 79/2102/233646 for Harold Victor Mitchell