John Mitchell (c.1896-1917)
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, JOHN. Private. No 38660. 7th Battalion York and Lancaster Regiment. Born Hepworth. Son of Arthur Mitchell, Foster Place, Hepworth. Married, with one child. Lived Jackson Bridge. Previously employed as a teamer at Bridge Foundry, Holmfirth, but, prior to enlistment, was employed at Bridge Dyeworks, Honley. Enlisted 1.10.1916. Embarked for France 22.3.1917. Killed by a shell on 13.5.1917 at the Battle of Arras. He was twenty eight years of age. Buried POINT-du-JOUR MILITARY CEMETERY, ATHIES. Grave location:- Plot 1, Row C, Grave 10.
- ROH:- New Mill Working Men's Club; Fulstone War Memorial; Hepworth and Scholes War Memorial; Hepworth Parish Church.
- Brother of Private ERNEST MITCHELL killed in action, 7.10.1917.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Photos on the Wall: A Short History of New Mill and the Great War (2015) by Tom Ashworth
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #257326)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #3068973)