Private Charles Frederick Cox Mitchell

Regimental Number:
428078
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
7th Battalion
Company:
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Enlistment Date:
March 12, 1915
Age at Enlistment:
18
Enlisted at:
New Westminster, British Columbia
Address at Enlistment:
Civilian Occupation:
Student
Saw Service in:
Europe
Date of Death:
January 5, 1916
Age at Death:
19
Cause of Death:
Killed in Action
Battle Died/Wounded:
south of Messines
Burial:
Berks Cemetery Extension, Ploegsteert, Belgium
Plot:
III. C. 50
Commemorated:
 
Date of Birth:
May 15, 1896
Next of Kin:
Victor William Mitchell, 810, Park Road
Place of Birth:
Victoria, British Columbia
Country of Birth:
Canada
Prisoner of War:
No
Interned:
Married:
Single
Religion:
Church of England
Height:
5 Feet 11 Inches
Chest:
39 Inches
Expansion:
3.5 Inches
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
   
NAC Reference: ^ra6248 - 12
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private
Canadian Infantry
47th Battalion
2nd Reinforcing Draft
Private
Canadian Infantry
7th Battalion
Awards and Decorations
Notes

Only son of Victor William Mitchell and Caroline Evelyn Landor, his wife, of North Vancouver, British Columbia. Enlisted 72nd Seaforth Highlanders (Vancouver) January 1915, transf. to 47th Bn. March, 1915. 

CEF Burial Registers - Killed in Action - whilst taking part in operations South of Messines, he was hit in the head and instantly killed by an enemy rifle bullet.

Research Notes
Member of the 72nd Regiment