Company Quartermaster Thomas Mitchell

Position - Repository Manager

Company Quartermaster Sergeant Tom Mitchell joined the Defence Forces in 1981 and is the Repository Manager of the Military Archives.  Tom is the Military Archives Fire, Energy Management, Health and Safety and Welfare Officer, and is responsible for purchasing and budget management, and liaison with external institutions for exhibitions and loans.  

Prior to his appointment to the Military Archives he has served in numerous units including the 5th Infantry Battalion, 2nd Infantry Battalion, Eastern Command Headquarters, 2nd Logistics Support Battalion, 67th Reserve Logistics Support Battalion and the European Union Battle Group.  He has served on attachment with many more units throughout his career.  

Tom has a BA in History, Politics, Economics and Philosophy from University College Dublin and an MA in Human Rights from University College Cork.  In 2016 he was awarded the Professional Certificate in Archive Management from University College Dublin.