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Duncan Victor MULHOLLAND

Regimental number655
Date of birth19 June 1891
Place of birthPetersham, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolFort Street High School, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank accountant
AddressDungonnon, Queen Street, Ashfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, James Mulholland, 'Dungonnon', Queen Street, Ashfield, New South Wales
Enlistment date25 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name12th Light Horse Regiment, Machine Gun Section
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/17/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 13 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularJoined the Bank of New South Wales, Grafton branch, 24 July 1908. Transferred to Uralla branch (as ledger keeper), February 1910; to Scone branch, May 1911; to Muswellbrook branch (as assistant), September 1913.
FateDied of wounds 31 May 1918
Place of death or woundingStrazeele
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialEbblinghem Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 10), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Gertrude MULHOLLAND. Native of Ashfield, Sydney, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 39466 Gunner Harold Kenneth MULHOLLAND, 6th Field Artillery Brigade, effective abroad (still overseas); [4436] Captain william James MULHOLLAND, 5th Division Artillery, effective abroad (still overseas).
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Sailed from Australia as Corporal 12th LH MG Section. Promoted 2nd Lt, Gallipoli 22 November 1915. Promoted 1st Lt, Tel el Kebir, Egypt, March 1916, further promotion to Captain, France, December 1916. As Machine Gun Officer 3rd Bn, he withdrew the last Machine Gun party from ANZAC on the evacuation of Gallipoli, December 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Sources'Bank of New South Wales Roll of Honour' (Sydney, 1921), p. 297.

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