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Name: MITCHELL, John Alexander MBE

Birth Date: 28.4.1899 Burntisland

Death Date: 31.1.1967 Burntisland

First Date: 1925

Last Date: 1934

Profession: Mechanical engineer; Loco. Foreman Kenya 1925; Workshop Foreman Trans. & Hrbrs. Dept. B. Guiana 1934; Supt. 1937; Asst. Mech. Engineer 1940; Chief 1948

Area: Nairobi

Married: Jessie McR. Thomson b. 12.12.1899

Children: Jessie (1927); John Herbert Keith (24 Mar 1930 Scotland-2006 North York, Toronto); Joan (1931)

Book Reference: Red 31, Colonial

School: Burntisland Burgh Public School and Heriot-Watt Coll. Edinburgh (Engnrg. cert.); AMILoco.E

General Information:

Gazette - 4/11/1925 - Arrived on 1st Appointment - Artizan Class 1, Ug. Rly. - John A. Mitchell
Was working in W. Indies in 1930s
Mechanical Engineer records (Ancestry)

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