Fred Mitchell (c.1890-1918)

An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

MITCHELL, FRED. Lance Corporal. No 41393. 2nd Squadron, Machine Gun Corps (Cavalry). Formerly No 9493 18th Hussars. Born Huddersfield. Son of Mr and Mrs Wright Mitchell, 23 East Parade, Huddersfield. Had been in the army for ten years and had served in France since August, 1914. Reported missing and afterwards presumed killed in action on 21.8.1918, aged 28. Has no known grave. Commemorated VIS-en-ARTOIS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission