Corporal William (Bill) Mullen

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Reference WMO/272149


Whitehaven Cemetery

Meadow Road


CA28 9HX


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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Addition to Gravestone
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Incised
  • 20th Century Wars
About the memorial: Addition to family gravestone 5E367. This is William Mullen, the 2nd of 9 children of William & Florence May (nee Patterson) Mullen who married on 21st July 1911. No other details of his death are known. He was baptised at St. James' Church, Whitehaven on 9th July 1913 when the family lived at 5 Ladypit Cottages, and William senior was a Baker. William senior had served as 2798 with the 5th Battalion Border regiment (and later the Machine Gun Corps) in World War 1, and was gassed in June 1918 which resulted in him spending time in hospital at Rouen, Eastleigh and Newcastle. At the time of enlistment he had lived at 1 Plumblands Lane. He died at 2 Carmichael Street, Whitehaven on 19th June 1955 aged 63.
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