John Leslie Mitchell

Male, (circa 1893 - 1950)
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FatherFrederick John Mitchell (1865 - 1944)
MotherMinnie Helena Farmar (circa 1868 - 1954)
Relationship2nd great-grandson of Thomas F. Farmar
ChartsFarmar Descendants
INFO BIRTH DATE. Exact birth date 18 Dec 1892 for John Leslie Mitchell from "Descendants of Thomas Farmar [b1790]." (CorresLYMHE email 30Jun2012). 
BirthJohn Leslie Mitchell was born circa 1893 in Erith, Kent, England. 
INFO CIV REG INDEX Birth 1893 MarQ Mitchell, John Leslie Dartford 2a,479 (FreeBMD). 
INFO NZ EXPEDITIONARY FORCE, 1914-19. Alphabetical roll. 7/749 rank:Trooper. Mitchell, John Leslie. Second Canterbury Mounted Rifles, single, of Gisborne, military district - Wellington. Next of kin: F.J. Mitchell (father), Lesney Farm, Waby [sic], North Auckland. (NZExpedNom Alph roll LDS781992). 
INFO NZ EXPEDITIONARY FORCE UNIT listing, 1914-19. 2nd reinforcements. Mounted Rifles Brigade, Canterbury Mounted Rifles Regiment. 7/749 rank: trooper. Mitchell, John Leslie, occupation: bushman. Next-of-kin: F.J. Mitchell (father), Lesney Farm, Waby [sic], North Auckland. (NZExpedNom LDS781990). 
INFO MILITARY PERSONNEL FILE location. MITCHELL, John Leslie - WW1 5/749a - Army. Agency AABK, series 18805, access. W5549, box 33, record 0081768. Archives NZ Wellington. (ArchNZArchwy) NOTE: change in number from enlistment roll -- possible change of unit or duty. 
INFO NZ ARMY WW1 NOMINAL ROLLS. vol.3 1917. Roll55 E Company #5/749A. Lance-Sergt. Mitchell John Leslie, yardman, next-of-kin: J.F. Mitchell (father), Erith, Kent, England. Asterisk means "Ex 2nd Reinforcements." (NZWW1NomAnc). 
INFO PHOTO. Portrait of John Leslie Mitchell in military uniform, about 1918. (CorresMAHON email 14Apr2012).
INFO PHOTO. John Leslie Mitchell in military uniform, about 1918. This photo is from the collection of the late Alice Hampton, also a resident of Erith, Kent, whom John Leslie Mitchell had courted. A poem is written on the back of the photo. (CorresMAHON email 14Apr2012).
INFO PHOTO. Photo of the Mitchell family, including John Leslie Mitchel (Les) in military uniform, about 1918. (CorresMAHON 14Apr2012).
INFO CIV REG INDEX New Zealand Marriage 1920 John Leslie Mitchell married Charlotte Middlemass. Registered 1920 #1112. (NZBDMHist). 
MarriageHe married Charlotte Middlemass 1920 in New Zealand. 
INFO MARRIAGE DATE. Marriage date 3 Apr 1920 in Whitianga, Coromandel, New Zealand, for the marriage of John Leslie Mitchell to Charlotte Middlemass-- from "Descendants of Thomas Farmar [b1790]." (CorresLYMHE email 30Jun2012). 
INFO PHOTO. Frederick and Minnie Mitchell and children. Date estimate1925. Left to right: George Clifford, Frederick John, (Kathleen or Nora), Cyril James, Minnie Helena, (Kathleen or Nora), John Leslie. (CorresLYMHE email 22Dec2012).
INFO DIVORCE FILE LOCATION. Auckland Divorce Files. 1928. MITCHELL John Leslie - Charlotte. Agency BBAE, series 985, Box57, record D206/1928. Archives NZ Auckland. (ArchNZArchwy). 
INFO NEWSPAPER NOTICE of divorce cases. Auckland Star, 28 Feb 1929. Many Divorces. Supreme Court Session. "John Leslie Mitchell (Mr. Kuker) [legal counsel], granted decree nisi against Charlotte Mitchell, a man named Ray Peters being cited as co-respondent." (AuckStarDig 28Feb1929 p.8). 
MarriageJohn Leslie Mitchell married Iris Sarah Cropp, daughter of Benjamin Cropp and Sarah Jane ...?..., 1930 in New Zealand. 
INFO MARRIAGE DATE. Marriage date 24 Jun 1930 in Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand, for the marriage of John Leslie Mitchell to Iris Sarah Cropp -- from "Descendants of Thomas Farmar [b1790]." (CorresLYMHE email 30Jun2012). 
INFO CIV REG INDEX New Zealand Marriage 1930 John Leslie Mitchell married Iris Sarah Cropp. Registered 1930 #4414. (NZBDMHist). 
INFO CHURCH ASSIGNMENT. Evening Post [Wellington, N.Z.], 28 Feb 1942, page 12. Methodist Church Final List of Stations.... District and Statistical Secretaries: South Auckland: John L. Mitchell. (EveningPosPP). 
DeathJohn Leslie Mitchell died 11 July 1950 in Wellington, New Zealand. 
INFO METHODIST MINISTERS In Memoriam listing. John Leslie Mitchell, b. Kent, England, 1893. Entered ministry 1933. Death 11 Jul 1950. Burial/cremation at Wellington. (MethNZMemor). 
INFO CEMETERY INDEX. Karori Crematorium [Wellington, NZ]. John Leslie Mitchell, age 57, deceased 11-Jul 1950. Service date 14 Jul 1950 cremation. Record 9846. (WellingCCCem).