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Mitchell, John Alvin, Lidstone, Manitoba, Class of ’18 (B.S.A.). Military Service: Lance Corporal, Reg. No. 910214, 196th Univ. Bn. (Base Co., 68th Bn., Signal Section), Attestation Papers. Diary Reference: “This afternoon went over and met Vic [Thompson] again also Ryan, [B. F.] Houghton (Fuzzy), Reg Hall and [J. A.] Mitchell all of the old 18 class,” 5:12 June ’17.
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University of Manitoba, Archives and Special Collections, Managra, v. XI, No. 1(Nov 1917), 9.
J. A. Mitchell, ’18, went overseas with the 196 Battalion, returning to his home farm last August. We were glad to have a short visit from Mitch. A few days ago.
University of Manitoba, Archives and Special Collections, Managra, v. XIII, No. 1 (Nov. 1919), 42.
Mitchell, John Alvin: Agric’ 18; Enlisted 22-5-16; Pte. 196th Bn.; L/Cpl.; Transferred to 1st CMR; Service in France and Flanders April 1917 to 11-11-18; Wounded 1-5-18; Gassed July 1918; Demobilized Brandon 25-3-19.
University of Manitoba, Roll of Honour 1914-1918 (Winnipeg: University of Manitoba, 1923), 88. (Plate XVI)