Norman Reid Mitchell Sri Lanka France Scotland

Biography of Norman Reid Mitchell

Norman Reid Mitchell graduated MA from the University in 1900 and BD in 1902.

He was born in Ceylon, modern day Sri Lanka, son of James, a private tutor and brother of James Donald Mitchell.

Upon graduation, Mitchell ministered at Whitsome from 1906-1911, and then at Steven memorial Church, Bellahouston Glasgow.

During the First World War, Mitchell was killed in action serving as 2nd Lieutenant of the Kings Royal Rifle Corps near Pas de Calais, France, on 5 December 1917.


Norman Reid Mitchell
Born 6 July 1877.
Died 5 December 1917.
GU Degrees: MA, 1900; Arts, BD, 1902;
University Link: Alumnus, Graduate
Occupation categories: clergy; military
WWI: View WWI Roll of Honour Entry
Additional Information: R3/1/1 (vol 2)
English snippet: Arts and Theology graduate of the University of Glasgow
Record last updated: 28th Oct 2013

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Sri Lanka Sri Lanka, No Region
Place of Birth

France France, Pas de Calais
Place of Death

Scotland Scotland, No Region

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