Mitchell, Edward James

  • Township: Embro & West Zorra
  • Branch: Canadian Over-Seas Expeditionary Force, 31st Battalion & 2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles
  • Regiment number: 2663
  • Date of birth: January 28, 1880
  • Where born: Embro, West Zorra Township, Oxford Cty., Ontario, Canada
  • Wars Served: World War I
  • Years of service: September 22, 1914
  • Country enlisted with: Canada

Biography

Edward James Mitchell was born in West Zorra Township on Jan. 28, 1880, but when he enlisted for service in the First World War, he was living in Calgary, where he said his next of kin was his brother, J. G. Mitchell, also of Calgary. A horseman, he was with the active militia in the 31st Battalion, and with the 2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles for eight months.

 

 

 

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