The Adam Park Project


Death of Captain Mitchell p.251

Item Information:

Catalogue Number: Mitchell001 Source: Leicestershire Records Office Location: Adam Park Report No: Not Applicable Artifact Type: Letters Production Date: 2016-04-28 00:00:00 Dimensions of Item: Various Copyright with Source Institution

Other Description:

A collection of images letters and documents associated with the death of Captain IDV Mitchell 1st battalion Leicestershire Regiment

Historic Context:

Buried amidst the graves of the Cambridgeshires at Kranji is Captain Mitchell of the 1st battalion Leicestershires. His date of death suggests he died as a POW at Adam Park rather than as a casualty of the fighting. A search of the Leicestershire Records Office revealed a letter written by his commanding officer to his father describing the nature of his death.

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