2816 Sapper Edward James Mullins RE. Not on your data base yet I hold his medal card. Awarded Victory, British War and 1914 Star.
Born 8 Sep 1881 Longford Ireland. B.cert held. 1891.1901 Census held. Served with 59th Company Royal Engineers in Bloemfontein 1902. 15th Fortress Company Gibralter. Converted 15th Company to 15th Field Company attached to BEF 1914. Shot by a sniper on Wednesday 18 Aug 1915 whilst undertaking revetting duties in VC Avenue (trench lines) Bac St Maur North of Aubers. Unit Diary held. Died Saturday 21 August 1915 whilst being casevac. Buried in Bolougne Eastern Cemetery. Death Certificate and CWCG Letter held. Various media also held.
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