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6985380   Private Alexander Mitchell M.M.
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Dated added: 04/09/2016   Last updated: 11/04/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 8th Battalion, Royal Scots (British Army)
Died: 24/02/1945 (Unknown)
Age: 22
Summary      
Alexander Mitchell was born about 1922. He served with the 8th Battalion of the Royal Scots. Private Alexander Mitchell was awarded the Military Medal for his actions on the 29th September 1944. Private Alexander Mitchell died on 24th February 1945 in Germany. The CWGC record Private Alexander Mitchell M.M. as the nephew of William and Mary Kincaid of Upperlands, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Rheinberg War Cemetery
  Kamp Lintfort, Nordrhein-Westfal, 24
Grave Ref: Grave 12-G-9
CWGC Casualty 2048192
Summary      
The town of Rheinberg lies in the west of Germany approx 85kms to the north of Koln. From the A57 motorway Koln to Goch take exit 7 (Ausfahrt 7) RHEINBERG and follow the B510 direction KAMP LINTFORT. After approx 800m turn right onto AM ENGLISCHEN FRIEDHOF (CWGC sign). The cemetery can be found approx 200m at the end of this road.
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1 FindAGrave.com Photo of Private Alexander Mitchell's grave
2 National Archives UK Military Medal card of Private Alexander Mitchell can be purchased here
3 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Private Alexander Mitchell's grave can be purchased here
4 WW2 Talk - Alexander Mitchell Details of Alexander Mitchell
Magherafelt District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2014-2020