24421 John William Mitchell served with the 3rd Australian Divisional Ammunition Column during WWI and he went on to serve during WWII. Mitchell was from a large family and six of his seven brothers also served in WWI. Unfortunately, Mitchell didn't have any children of his own so our search looked at his extended family. Thanks to the Australian Surname Group we have located one of Mitchell's nieces and his British War Medal will be returned to this branch of the family.
Thanks to Dennis F for sending the medal to me.
The returned medal tally is now 1058.