Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch
Coagh - Those That Served
19315   Sergeant Joseph Mitchell M.M.
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Dated added: 01/06/2017
Last updated: 05/04/2019
Personal Details
Regiment/Service:
9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died:
 (Survived The War)
Age:
Summary
Joseph Mitchell was a son of John and Nancy Mitchell. He was born about 1895 in Tamlaght, County Tyrone. He was one of ten children. By 1911 both he and his father were working as farm servants. Joseph Mitchell enlisted in the spring of 1915. He served with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. In June 1918 it was reported that Sergeant Joseph Mitchell has been awarded the military medal for bravery in the field.
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Local Memorial Details
No Memorial Name Townland
1 Coagh Orange Hall - WW1 Panel 2 (Served) Coagh
2 Tamlaght School 1916 (served) Coagh
Local Insitute / Local Book Details
No Name Page
1 Tamlaght National School
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Mitchell family Lists Joseph as age 6 living at house 14 in Great Georges Street, Coagh
2 1911 Census lists Mitchell family Lists Joseph as age 14 living at house 23 in Great Georges Street, Coagh
3 Brother - Fred Mitchell Also served in the the war
4 Brother - James Mitchell Also served. Died in the the war
5 Brother - John Mitchell Also served in the the war
6 Brother - Robert Bobbie Mitchell Also served in the the war
7 London Gazette - 29/08/1918 Military Medal, 19315 Sjt J Mitchell, R Innis Fus (Coagh)
8 National Archives UK Military Medal card can be purchased here
9 National Archives UK Medal card can be purchased here
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