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№ 464


19 April 1995

Hammer Price:

1914-15 Star Trio: 4019 Pte. G. Mitchell, Gord.Highrs.

This lot was sold as part of a special collection, Medals to Casualties of the Great War.

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George Mitchell, e. Aberdeen, 4th Battalion, killed in action 8.12.1915. Age 29. Buried Spoilbank Cemetery, Zillebeke, Belgium. Sold with an extract from the War Diary, “About 10 a.m. a considerable number of shells dropped round Chester Farm and one man (Webster - a cook) severely wounded on right leg by H.E. shrapnel. One man (Mitchell) killed and another (Logan) seriously wounded at the entrance to Pear Tree Walk about 2 p.m. by a Whiz Bang.”