|Birth: ||Jun. 20, 1921|
|Death: ||Nov. 27, 1945|
From the Oregonian, 22 Oct. 1947:
Lieut. Mitchell Burial Saturday
Full military honors are to be given Marine 1st Lieut. Willard F. Mitchell, son of Mr. and Mrs. Willard Mitchell, 6936 N. Fenwick Avenue, whose body was among the war dead recently returned to this country. Color bearers and a firing squad from the local marine recruiting station will participate in the burial service.
Rosary will be recited at 7 p. m. Friday in the Peninsula funeral home chapel. Requiem Mass will be offered at 10 a. m. Saturday in St. Cecilia Church. Commitment will be at Mount Calvary Cemetery.
Lieut. Mitchell, who enlisted in the Marine Corps in January, 1943, died in Honolulu. He was being rushed to his home by plane from Japan after he had contracted leukemia. He was an instructor in the Japanese language.
Lieut. Mitchell was born on June 20, 1921 in Vancouver. He attended preparatory schools in Portland and had studied at Stanford and Harvard. Surviving besides his parents is a brother, Joseph, a student at Stanford University.
Willard R. Mitchell (1901 - 1949)
Mount Calvary Cemetery
Created by: James Burke
Record added: Jun 07, 2011
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