Other names: Edwin George
Locations in this story: Cann, ShaftesburyFrance & FlandersTheipval Memorial, SommeButts Knap, Cann, ShaftesburyHalf Moon Inn, CannSt. Peter's Church, ShaftesburyHoly Trinity Church, Shaftesbury
Story: Edwin George Mullins was born in 1889 at Donhead St. Mary, Wiltshire. He was the son of George Mullins, a Jobmaster, and Ellen Mullins. At the time of the 1911 Census Edwin was boarding at the Half Moon Inn, Cann and was working as a cab driver. He enlisted in the Dorsetshire Regiment (Service No. 10354) and at the time of his death he held the rank of Lance Corporal. He served in France and Flanders and was awarded the Victory, British War and 1915 Star medals. He died on 26th September 1916 and his name appears on the Theipval Memorial, Somme (Pier & Face 7 B). He is remembered on the Park Walk War Memorial and on the Holy Trinity Memorial, now in St. Peter's Church, Shaftesbury.