Peter Mitchell is born on 6 August 1918 in Copenhagen, Denmark.
He enlists for the Royal Australian Air Force on 17 June 1944 in Sydney. He is discharged on 21 September 1945 at which point he is attached to No. 5 Transport and Movement Office, Brisbane, holding the rank of Leading Aircraftman. 
- www.ww2roll.gov.au, www.naa.gov.au