Pte Douglas Mullins 1893 – 1915


Douglas Mullins

ICI Memorial WW1Pte Douglas Mullins worked for Buxton Lime Firms and is also remembered on their Roll of Honour.

Douglas Mullins was born A/M/J Qtr 1893 to Martin and Emma Mullins. In 1901 the family were living at 12 Cross Street, Fairfield. Douglas was the youngest of 4 Children having 2 older brothers Ernest, Joe and an older sister Bertha. He was at North Road School in 1901. By 1911 Douglas was living at Upper End, Peak Dale and was a labourer at the nearby Quarry.

Douglas enlisted into the 6th North & Derbyshire Regiment (Sherwood Foresters) Pte 1665 on the 17th April 1912 he was just over 18yrs old.

A year later he married Jane Tattersall in A/M/J Qtr 1913.

Pte Douglas Mullins died on 17th April 1915, 3yrs to the day since he enlisted.



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