Phillip Mitchell was born in about 1915 in Walford. He had a brother Kenneth Mitchell. and sister Madge. Phillip married a woman called Sandra in about 1938 and they had 3 sons, Archie Mitchell in 1939, Eric Mitchell in 1940 and Clive Mitchell in 1943. Phillip joined the RAF and was a sergeant but was later demoted to store worker. Phillip died in 14 June 1969.