John Mulligan

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Kirkaldy
  • Service no: 17259
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • 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

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 61 Peddie St, Dundee
  • Occupation: Machineman, Hunter, Doig & Palmer, Brass Founders, Ward Rd, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Mrs Mulligan, 61 Peddie St, Dundee

  • Father:

    Richard Mulligan, 61 Peddie St, Dundee.

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

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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