Robert Freeman Mitchell was born in Celina, Ohio. He was killed in action at Sommerance on 15 October 1918 by flying shrapnel while passing through a shelled area and initially buried at an isolated grave at Commune St-Juvin, Ardennes. He is buried plot B, row 44, grave 18, Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery, Romagne, France.
He was a member of the Class of 1919 at Columbia University Law School.

  • Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Date of birth:
  • 3 May 1896
  • Date of death: 15 October 1918
  • County: Greene
  • Hometown: Greeneville
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: 328th Infantry Regiment, 82nd Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War I
  • Battles: Lorraine, Meuse-Argonne, Champagne
  • Awards: Purple Heard, Silver Star
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery, Romagne, France
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar III, Top Panel
  • Sponsored by: John Romeiser

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