5th Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles, attached to the 2nd Battalion Royal Irish Rifles
Arthur was born on the 28th August 1896, the son of Arthur B. Mitchell (Lieut. Col. R.A.M.C.T.) of 18, University Square, Belfast. He entered Campbell College in January 1908 and played for 1st Cricket XI for 1913-1914.
Arthur received his Commission in the 5th Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles and headed to the Front in March 1916. He was killed in action on the 13th May 1916. Official college records suggest he was killed the day after. Arthur is buried at Ecoivres Military Cemetery, Mont-St. Eloi.
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