Forest Mitchel

Company C 22nd Infantry

DOD 12/04/1900

 

 

Forest Mitchel was born in Shenandoah, Richland County, Ohio in 1878.

He enlisted for a period of 3 years as a Private in Company C of the 22nd Infantry on September 9, 1900
at Cleveland, Ohio. His enlistment record indicated that he stood 5 feet 8 inches tall, had dark brown hair,
brown eyes and a ruddy complexion. His previous occupation was listed as Laborer.

Private Forest Mitchel died while serving with the 22nd Infantry in the Philippines,
on December 4, 1900.

In the Returns of the 22nd Infantry for the month of December 1900
his cause of death was listed as "Drowned in the Rio Grande de Pampanga."

In the U.S. National Cemetery Interment Control Forms, 1928-1962
his last name is recorded as Mitchell.

 

 

His remains were returned to the United States at San Francisco, California on board the transport Logan
on March 29, 1901. His body was then shipped to his sister Mrs. Bessie Bracken in Greenwich, Ohio.

 

 

 

 

 


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