John Mulholland

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 25749
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
  • Unit/Ship: 17th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 24.07.1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Pier & Face 6D & 7D

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: 1891
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 3 Blackness Road, Dundee
  • Occupation: David Rollo, Coal Merchants, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Catherine Mulholland nee Carroll

  • Father:

    John Mulholland

  • Siblings:

    3 Brothers

  • Spouse:

    Catherine Ann Mulholland, 3 Blackness Rd, Dundee

  • Children:

    John, born 13.07.1914 & Henry, 25.05.1916 – 18.01.1918

More about John Mulholland

John has no known grave but is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial. He is also remembered on the St. Andrews R.C. Cathedral in Dundee.

John Mulholland   25749   Royal Scots


Private John Mulholland, Royal Scots, is officially reported missing.

Private Mulholland, whose wife resides at 3 Blackness Road, Dundee, is 21 years of age.  He enlisted about thirteen months ago, and has been at the front for the past seven months.  Prior to enlistment Pte. Mulholland was employed as a mill worker by the Victoria Spinning Co., Ltd., Queen Victoria Works, Dundee.  Three brothers of the missing soldier are serving in the army.

Dundee Courier 21st August 1916

John Mulholland   25749   Royal Scots


Reported missing on 24th July, 1916, Private Mulholland, Royal Scots, is now posted as having been killed on that date.  Private Mulholland who resided at 3 Blackness Road, Dundee, entered the army about two years ago, and previous to enlisting he was in the employment of Mr David Rollo, coal merchant.  He leaves a widow and two of a family.

Dundee Courier 10th April 1917

Additional information kindly supplied by Kelly Moore. Further information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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