Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch
Coagh - Those That Served
    Robert Mitchell
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Dated added: 04/04/2019
Last updated: 02/01/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service:
Unknown (Unknown Unknown)
Date Of Birth:
02/06/1901
Died:
 (Survived The War)
Age:
Summary
Robert Mitchell was a son of John and Nancy Mitchell. He was born on 2nd June 1901 in Tamlaght, County Tyrone. He was one of ten children. The 1911 census lists Robert as age 11, living with the family at house 23 in Great Georges Street, Coagh. He was still at school. His father was a farm servant. The only information we have on Robert is that a younger brother of Joseph Mitchell, M.M., Bobbie Mitchell, was in training on Salisbury Plain in June 1915. It is not known if Robert ever served at the front. In all, at least five sons of John and Nancy served in the war.
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Local Memorial Details
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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
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1 1901 Census lists Mitchell family Does not list Robert as 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 - James Mitchell Also served. Died in the the war
4 Brother - John Mitchell Also served in the the war
5 Brother - Joseph Mitchell Also served in the the war
6 Brother -Fred Mitchell Also served in the the war
Coagh & District in WW1
2018-2020