LEST WE FORGET

Aircraftman Class I John George Ronald MITCHELL

Service No: 88760
Born: Strahan TAS, 16 June 1925
Enlisted in the RAAF: 25 October 1943
Unit: Melbourne Wireless Telegraph Station VIC
Died: Ground Accident, Richmond VIC, 8 December 1943, Aged 18 Years
Buried: Springvale War Cemetery, Melbourne VIC
CWGC Additional Information: on of Ernest James Mitchell and Janet Mitchell, of Longford, Tasmania
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Panel 114, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 8 December 1943, Aircraftman Class I Mitchell, a Motor Cyclist, died in a traffic accident in Stuart Street, Richmond.

References:

Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records (RAAF Casualty Information compiled by Alan Storr (409804))
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/27/295

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