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7370   Private Patrick Mullen
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 01/06/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 2nd Battalion, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders (British Army)
Died: 29/10/1918 (Died)
Age: 37
Summary      
Patrick Mullen was born in Dungannon. Private Patrick Mullen was serving with the 2nd Battalion of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders when he died in France on Tuesday 29th October 1918. Private Mullen is buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery which is situated on the northern outskirts of Boulogne. The cemetery at Terlincthun was begun in June 1918 when the space available for service burials in the civil cemeteries of Boulogne and Wimereux was exhausted. It was used chiefly for burials from the base hospitals.
Further Information
Patrick Mullen was born in Dungannon in 1881.
Patrick enlisted in Glasgow in 1900 with the 2nd, 3rd (Reserve) Battalion of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. He listed his residence as Belfast, County Antrim.
Medal card
Medal card
Private Patrick Mullen was serving with the 2nd Battalion of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders when he died in France on Tuesday 29th October 1918. He was 37 years old.
In his will, Patrick left all to a Mrs Pimley who lived 219 at New Lodge Road, Belfast. William and Elizabeth Pimley had a grocer's shop at this address.
Last Will and Testament of Patrick Mullen:
In the event of my death, I give the whole of my property and effects to Mrs Pimley, 219 Newlodge Road, Belfast Ireland. Patrick Mullen. Private. 2nd Battalion Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. No 7370. 17th September 1918.
Private Mullen is buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery which is situated on the northern outskirts of Boulogne. The cemetery at Terlincthun was begun in June 1918 when the space available for service burials in the civil cemeteries of Boulogne and Wimereux was exhausted. It was used chiefly for burials from the base hospitals.
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1 Belfast Forum discussion Discussion on Pimley family
2 Lennox Wylie Belfast Street Dir 1910 Pimley, Wm., grocer, 219, 221 New Lodge Road
3 National Archives of Ireland Last Will and Testament of Patrick Mullen
4 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
5 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
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