Casualty Details...

Sapper William Hay Mitchell

706 Company Royal Engineers

Service Number: 1919066

Age: 42

Son of Charles and Margaret Mitchell. Husband of Janet Mitchell.

William served in the Royal Engineers and also the 8th Army ‘Desert Rats’.  He also served Lord Mountbatten for 6 weeks as his Batsman.  He died in the Military Hospital, Blackpool in 1942.

Information and photographWilliam Mitchell courtesy of William’s grandaughter, Averil Alexander.