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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
Summary      
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.
Further Information
Charles Mullan was the son of Charles and Mary Ann Mullan. Charles Mullan and Mary Sherry were married on 16th February 1879 in the district of Dungannon.
Charles Mullan was born 6th October 1885 in Caledon, County Tyrone. He was one of at least nine children.
Known family: Charles Mullan, Mary Anne Mullan, Alice Mullan (born 28th May 1880) John Mullan (born 29th June 1881), Mary Mullan 28 (born 1st October 1882), Annie Mullan 26 (born 29th June 1884), Charles Mullan (born 6th October 1885), James Mullan (born 28th June 1887), Peter Francis Mullan (born about 1890), Joseph Alphonsus Mullan (born about 1895), Veronica Agnes Mullan (born about 1900)
The 1901 census lists Charles as age 15 living with the family at house 38 in Rathmore, Ormeau, Rathmore, Belfast. Charles had left school and was working as a labourer. His father had died in the past two years. His mother worked as a housekeeper.
The 1911 census lists Charles as age 25 living with the family at house 107 in My Lady's Road, Ormeau, Belfast, County Down. Charles was now working as a hotel porter.
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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.
Private Charles Mullan is buried in Guards Cemetery in Lesboeufs. Lesboeufs lies sixteen kilometres north-east of Albert in France.
The CWGC record Private Charles Mullan as the son of Charles and Mary Ann Mullan, of 66 Hawthorn Street, Belfast and a native of Caledon, County Tyrone.
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Relevant Dungannon Area Locations
No Location Region Location Notes Longtitude Latitude
1 Caledon Caledon Born in Caledon 54.349866 -6.836182
GRONI References
TYPE - B:Birth M:Marriage D:Death | GRONI | SIBLING: brother or sister | NOTES: spelling inconsistencies, etc.
Date Type Surname First name Relationship GRONI Ref Notes
16/02/1879 M Sherry Mary Parent M/1879/T1/2562/2/6b
16/02/1879 M Mullan Charles Parent M/1879/T1/2562/2/6a
28/05/1880 B Mullan Alice Sibling U/1880/204/1012/2/211
29/06/1881 B Mullan John Sibling U/1881/204/1012/2/262
01/10/1882 B Mullan Mary Sibling U/1882/204/1012/2/299
29/06/1884 B Mullan Anne Sibling U/1884/204/1012/2/370
06/10/1885 B Mullan Charles Casualty U/1885/204/1012/2/426
28/06/1887 B Mullan James Sibling U/1887/204/1012/2/499
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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 BillionGraves.com 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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