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Sgt Robert Earl Mitchell

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Sgt Robert Earl Mitchell

Birth
Sandy, Harmon County, Oklahoma, USA
Death 7 Dec 1944 (aged 32)
China
Burial Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, New Mexico, USA
Plot U, 192
Memorial ID 3876063 View Source
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Robert was the son of Cloud James Mitchell and Susanna Killian. Identified siblings were: Martin Luther, Dewey, Solon Lee, David Bernard "Slim", James Millard "Bill", Lawrence Lossen "Bally", Anna Mae, and Cloud James "C.J." Jr.

On 21 Mar 1941, Robert E. Mitchell (B: 1912, Oklahoma), a resident of Sandoval County, New Mexico; enlisted as a Private in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He was described as single, 5 feet 9 inches, 164 pounds, and a hunter-trapper. In 1941, he served with the Coast Artillery Corps in the Philippines when Imperial Japanese invaded. In 1942, he became a POW and survived the Bataan Death March. He died as a POW in Hoten POW Camp (Mukden), Manchuria where the Japanese were using him as slave labor.

(bio by truchasnm)



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  • Imported from: US Veteran's Affairs
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 3 Mar 2000
  • Find a Grave Memorial 3876063
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/3876063/robert-earl-mitchell : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Robert Earl Mitchell (1 Jun 1912–7 Dec 1944), Find a Grave Memorial ID 3876063, citing Santa Fe National Cemetery, Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, New Mexico, USA ; Maintained by US Veterans Affairs Office (contributor 5) .