9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
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.