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Otho Charles David
MITCHELL C.B.E. (1984)
18 Dec 1921 Lytham St. Anns, Lancashire, England.
22534028 at NCO rank
417397 at Officer rank
591 Antrim Parachute Squadron RE
Kings Own Rifles
KOR Territorial Reserve of Officers
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.
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.
(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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