WW1 Alumni

Mitchell, JL

John Leishman Mitchell

John Leishman Mitchell

2nd Lieutenant, London Regiment (London Irish Rifles)

John Leishman Mitchell lived at 37 Belvedere Road, Upper Norwood and joined the war effort as part of the London Regiment (London Irish Rifles) after being granted a commission. During his time with the Irish Rifles, he served overseas on the Western Front as a 2nd Lieutenant. In 1917, he was serving in France when he was killed in action on June 21st 1917. He is buried at Abbeville Cemetery.