Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch
Coagh - Those That Served
22518   Private David Mitchell M.M.
Dated added: 22/06/2017
Last updated: 02/01/2020
Personal Details
9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth:
 (Survived The War)
David Mitchell was the son of Thomas and Hannah Mitchell. He was born in Tamlaght, County Tyrone on born 4th May 1897. By May 1915, David and two brothers were with the Ulster Division. David as injured around the time of the Somme. The other two brothers who enlisted both died. Private David Mitchell was awarded the the Military Medal in June 1919.
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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
No Link Reference Map Doc
1 1901 Census lists Mitchell family 1901 census lists David as age 9 at house 39 in Great Georges Street, Coagh
2 1911 Census lists Mitchell family 1911 census lists David as age 19 at house 27 in Urbal, Coagh
3 Brother - Joseph Mitchell Also served. Died in the the war
4 Brother - William T Mitchell Also served. Died in the the war
5 London Gazette - 13/06/1919 Military Medal, 22518 Pte Mitchell, D, 9th Bn (Cookstown)
6 National Archives UK Medal card can be purchased here (22578)
7 National Archives UK Military Medal card can be purchased here (22518)
Coagh & District in WW1