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(later Captain)

Otho Charles David

MITCHELL C.B.E.   (1984)




18 Dec 1921 Lytham St. Anns, Lancashire, England.


Service No.

22534028 at NCO rank

417397 at Officer rank



591 Antrim Parachute Squadron RE

Kings Own Rifles

KOR Territorial Reserve of Officers

Military Notes:
Service Record:

Ringway Parachute Training Course 88.

Taken POW and held at Stalag IV-B, Muhlberg/Elbe, Brandenburg, Germany - prisoner number 80933.

23 Apr 1951 -granted a commission with rank of  Lieutenant.

25 Jul 1954 promoted to Captain

21 May 1957 From Active list Territorial Army retaining rank of Captain.

Family Notes:

Son of Charles Henry Mitchell (2 Sep 1880- )
cotton manufacturer and volunteer ARP service in 1939
and Margaret Elaine  Pierce (1886-1956)

m.1910 Flyde RD

Ptho  attended King Edward VII School.

28 Jul 1944 an advert posted by his mother in the St Anne's Express Newspaper, of Lytham, regarding him being missing in action and requestion any news.


Civilian Occupation:



(1)1955 Hilda Mary Dorothy Pye (1932-1970) in Fylde RD, Lancashire. 

(2)1971 Judith M Bainbridge in Wharfedale RD, Yorkshire.


May 1992 Lambeth RD, London.




Cemetery / Memorial:





31 Dec 1983 - awarded a CBE for political service.




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