PERSONAL DETAILS
Name/AliasEdward MITCHELL 
Birth date and placec. 1830 Leicester, Leicestershire, England.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census ResidencesPalace Place, Kensington, Middlesex, England (1851).
TradeBricklayer.
Physical Description
Marriage date and place
SpouseSusanna(h) ?
ChildrenCharles b. 1850, Woolwich, Kent.
Mary A b. 1852, Western Australia.
Death date and placeJun 1854 Fremantle, Western Australia.
Burial date and place30 Jun 1854 Skinner Street Cemetery, Fremantle, Western Australia.
St Patrick’s R.C. Section. Officiated by Raphael Martelli.
Will and ProbateNone.
Death/Funeral Notices
ARMY SERVICE DETAILS
Corps and CompanyRoyal Engineers 20th Company (formerly Royal Sappers & Miners).
Service No. and RankSapper.
Attestation date and place
Service/CampaignsWestern Australia 2 years 6 months.
MustersWO11-130 (1851) to WO11-142 (1854) Western Australia.
Promotions
Medals, Clasps and Badges
Other Awards & PrizesThe Great Exhibition 1851.
Bronze Medal and Present.
Casualty/Medical
Courts Martial (and type)
Discharge date and place
Length of Service
Chelsea Pension ReferenceNo Chelsea Pension WO97 records extant.
Post Discharge Residence
Pension
ARRIVAL IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
ShipAnna Robertson.
Departure and Arrival datesDep. Woolwich 10 Sep 1851. Arr. Fremantle 18 Dec 1851.
Occupations post-arrival in WAInstructing Warder.
York Convict Depot Jan to Dec 1852.
Guildford Convict Depot Sep 1853 for one month.
Subscriptions to FundsNone.
Land AcquisitionNone in Western Australia.
Newspaper ArticlesNone.
Ship ex-WANot applicable.
Departure date and destinationWife and children returned to England date and vessel unknown.