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William Joseph Mitchell


Mitchell, William Joseph, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, formerly of Liverpool, England. Occupation: “gymnastics”. Military Service: Private, Reg. No. McGill 113, 2nd University Co., PPCLI, Attestation Papers. Diary References: “Left Saskatoon at noon in company with three others named [W. J.] Mitchell, [Robt. C. M.] Fergus and [A. A.] Johnston,” “[W. J.] Mitchell and I went down to Lachine, but didn’t see the rapids,” 1:27 May ’15; 1:19 Jun ’15; “Went up the mountain on the inclined railway with Mitchell and his friends,” 1:21 Jun ’15. According to Hodder-Williams, 272, Mitchell was wounded 2 June 1916 and struck off strength 16 June 1916.