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9420   Private Charles Mullan
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 23/10/2021
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 2nd Battalion, Irish Guards (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 06/10/1885
Died: 25/09/1916 (Killed in Action)
Age: 30
Charles Mullan was the son of Charles and Mary Ann Mullan. Charles Mullan was born 6th October 1885 in Caledon. He was one of at least nine children. By 1901 Charles and the family were living in Belfast. Charles had left school and was working as a labourer. His father had died. By 1911 Charles was working as a hotel porter. Private Charles Mullan was serving with the 1st Battalion of the Irish Guards when he was killed in action in France on Monday 25th September 1916 in France.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Guards Cemetery
  Lesboeufs, Somme, 4
Grave Ref: Grave X-F-7
CWGC Casualty 543359
Lesboeufs is a village 16 kilometres north-east of Albert. From Arras take the N17 south. Then after Bapaume, take the D19 to Lesboeufs. Take the right fork by the Church through Le Transloy to Leboeufs village, then take the C5 towards Ginchy. The Cemetery is on the right hand side.
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1 1901 Census lists Mulllan family Lists Charles as age 15 living with the family at house 38 in Rathmore, Ormeau, Down
2 1911 Census lists Mulllan family Lists Charles as age 25 living with the family at house 107 in My Lady's Road, Ormeau, Down
3 Photo of Charles Mullan's grave
4 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here - 942
5 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Charles Mullan's gravestone can be purchased here
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