CEF Soldier Detail

Private Aubrey Mitchell
Died: April 17, 1917

Regimental Number:
931183
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Engineers
Battalion:
No. 2 Construction Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
St. Vincent
Country:
St. Vincent
Next of Kin:
Eva Bindes, mother, St. Vincent, British West Indies
Address at Enlistment:
St. Vincent, British West Indies
Date of Birth:
August 19, 1896
Trade or Calling:
Seaman
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Date of Enlistment:
August 28, 1916
Age at enlistment:
20
Height:
5 Feet 4 Inches
Chest:
34 Inches
Expansion:
2 Inches
Religion:
Church of England
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Died in War, unknown cause
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
April 17, 1917
Age at Death:
20
Buried at:
Seaford Cemetery, Sussex, United Kingdom
Plot:
A. 592.
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Black
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box 6247-13
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Research Notes

 

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Name: MITCHELL, AUBREY
Regimental number(s): 931183
Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 6247 - 13
Date of Birth: 19/08/1896
Attestation paper: Front of form - Back of form
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Engineers No. 2 Construction Battalion
The No. 2 Construction Battalion (an all Black battalion) served in France with the majority of the men being assigned to the No. 5 Canadian Forestry Corps (Jura Group).