Lt Herbert George Mitchell

He seems to have spent at least 6 years in Dublin 1909 to 1914 with ASC

1881 Apr 21. born Maidstone, Kent

1891 census at Holloway Prison - his father is a warder

1901census at Leyton, where he is a boarder while working as a dock messenger

Then employed as Assistant ledger clerk at Singer Manufacturing Coy in Norwich, before joining the army

1903 Feb 5. Enlists. Assistant Orderly Room Clerk at Rifle Brigade. He works as a clerk from 1903 to 1914

1904 Mar 4. Transfers to ASC

1911 census he is in Dublin.

1914 Aug 16. Lands in France

1916 Nov 11. MSM to S/22200 Sjt. H. G. Mitchell, A.S.C.

1918 Mar 27. Commissioned 2nd Lt

1919 Sep 27. Promoted Lt. Som. LI—H. G. Mitchell.

1920 Dec 31. Som. L.I. — Lt. H. G. Mitchell retires receiving a gratuity.

1921 Oct 26. Joined ADRIC with service no 2134. Posted to P Coy

1922 Jan 24. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1939 Register. He is with his wife Alice , he is an Innkeeper at 1 Saint James Street , King's Lynn M.B., Norfolk, Ex Somerset Light Infantry

1955 Sep. Died Norwich aged 74.

2005 Medals up for auction, unsold. Four: Lieutenant H.G. Mitchell, Army Service Corps1914 Star, with Bar (T-22200 Sjt. A.S.C.); British War and Victory Medals, M.I.D. Oakleaves (2 Lieut.); Meritorious Service Medal, G.V.R. (S-22200 Sjt: A.S.C.), good very fine (4)M.S.M. London Gazette 11.11.1916 Sjt. H.G. Mitchell A.S.C..

 

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