Sunday 17 April 2011

Private William Joseph Mullin

Born on 18 November 1894 in Toronto, Ontario - husband of Edna Mullin, Toronto, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address same as wife; trade as tinsmith; married; no current or previous military service; Roman Catholic; height of 5 feet 4.5 inches; chest of 37 inches fully expanded; fair complexion; hazel eyes; black hair.

Joined the 126th Battalion, CEF, in Toronto, Ontario, on 26 January 1916 (number 775355) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 4 or 6 December 1916 - wounded on 28 May 1918 - invalided to England on 10 June 1918.

Died on 1 September 1923.

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (, online attestation papers; Canadian War Museum, 19740281-001, Manu 58F 2 3, 207th Canadian Infantry Battalion and 38th Canadian Infantry Battalion, Nominal Roll; The Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa Regimental Museum, A400-0007, Master Personnel List for the 38th Canadian Infantry Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force)

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