This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Kirkaldy
- Service no: 17259
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
- Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
- Place of Death: Belgium
- Age at Death:
- Date of Death: 26.09.1917
- Burial Country: Belgium
- Cemetery: Tyne Cot Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 60 to 61
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 61 Peddie St, Dundee
- Occupation: Machineman, Hunter, Doig & Palmer, Brass Founders, Ward Rd, Dundee
Annie O’Brien Mulligan, 61 Peddie St, Dundee
Richard Mulligan, 61 Peddie St, Dundee.
More about John Mulligan
John has no known grave but is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial.
John Mulligan 17259 Royal Scots Fusiliers
DUNDEE SOLDIER MISSING.
Mrs Mulligan, 61 Peddie Street, Dundee, has received intimation that her son, Pte. John Mulligan, Royal Scots Fusiliers, has been posted missing since 26th September.
Private Mulligan joined up shortly after the war began, and has seen some hard-fighting. He was wounded at Hooge in 1915, and again in the Ancre battle in 1916. In civil life Private Mulligan worked for a long time as a miner at Bowhill, Fife, and was latterly with Hunter, Doig, & Palmer, Ward Road, as a machineman.
Dundee Courier 16th November 1917
Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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