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12665   Private Samuel McMullan
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Dated added: 01/01/2016   Last updated: 19/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 6th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 04/03/1892
Died: 03/10/1918 (Killed in Action)
Age: 26
Samuel McMullan was the youngest child of Robert and Isabella McMullan. He was born on 4th March 1892 in Magherafelt, County Londonderry. Robert McMullan died less than a year later on 25th February 1893 The family lived near Tobermore, County Londonderry. By the time of the 1911 census, the family had moved to Belfast. Samuel McMullan enlisted in Belfast. Private Samuel McMullan was serving with the 6th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action in France on Thursday 3rd October 1918. He was 26 years old. In his will Samuel left all to his mother, who was by then living at 54 Imperial Street, Belfast.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Prospect Hill Cemetery
  Gouy, Aisne, 4
Grave Ref: Grave II-C-13
CWGC Casualty 182332
Gouy is a village to the east of the road between Cambrai and St. Quentin. Prospect Hill Cemetery is about 1.5 kilometres east of the village on the north side of the road to Beaurevoir.
Local Memorial Details

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1 Desertmartin Church of Ireland - WW1 Roll of Honour Desertmartin
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists McMullan family 1901 census lists Samuel as age 9 living with the family at house 42 in Ballinahone More, Tobermore, Londonderry
2 1911 Census lists 'McMillan' family 1911 census lists Samuel as age 19 living with the family at house 20 in Gotha Street, Ormeau, Down
3 Forum discussion (GWF) Details of Private Samuel McMullan
4 National Archives of Ireland Last Will and Testament of Private Samuel McMullan
5 National Archives UK Medal Card of Private Samuel McMullan can be purchased here
6 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Private Samuel McMullan's grave can be purchased here
Magherafelt District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2014-2023