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Mitchell, Ralph

MITCHELL

Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 4/7/2007 at 17:05:26

Mitchell, Ralph

Cedar Falls, IA

Serial No: (not provided)

Born: Aug. 26, 1892

Parents: David and Mary Mitchell

Entered Navy: Dec. 7, 1917

Training in US: NTS, Great Lakes, IL

Left for Overseas: Norfolk, VA on Apr 11, 1918; arrived Inverness, Scotland on May 1, 1918. Assigned USS Housantonic

Engagements: Mine laying between the Orkney Islands and Norway

Returned to US: Weymouth, England on Dec. 12, 1919; Norfolk, VA on Dec. 25, 1919.

Discharged: New York on Apr 19, 1920. Rating: S1/c

Months in Service: In US, 8; overseas, 20

Present Occupation: Farming

(Veteran data included here was generously provided by the American Legion Kubik-Finch Post #142, Traer, IA; data gathered by the Legion about 1948.)


 

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