Private Mitchell enlisted on 9 January 1943 at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
7th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, 932nd Field Artillery Battalion, HQ Battery
He was Killed in Action in Italy
He is buried at Lynnhurst Cemetery in Knoxville, Tenn.
He was the son of Samuel William Mitchell and Lelia M. Albright. Brother of Alice Marie, Dorothy M., Eloise and Dimple Mae Mitchell.