Other names: Frank
Locations in this story: Ludwell, Donhead St. Mary, WiltshireCann, Shaftesbury, DorsetShaftesbury, DorsetWakefield, Yorkshire West Riding,
Story: Frank Mullins was born in Ludwell, Donhead St. Mary, Wiltshire, on 25 Jul 1898 and baptised at St. Rumbold's Church, Cann, Shaftesbury, Dorset, on 4 Nov 1898 the son of George Richard Stephen Mullins and Ellen Rosa Mullins (nee Gamlin). He lived his early life in Salisbury Road, Ludwell and later, by 1911, in Butts Knapp, Cann, Shaftesbury, Dorset. His name appears on the Absent Voters List of 1918 indicating he was a Private with the 1st Garrison Battalion of the Worcestershire Regiment (Service No. 63151) and was registered at Magdalene Lane, Shaftesbury, where his parents were by then living. No other military or medal records can be found. He moved to Wakefield, Yorkshire West Riding, and married Elizabeth Cleveley in 1931. By the time of the 1939 Register he was living at 2 Francis Terrace, Ackworth, Wakefield, Yorkshire West Riding, working as a Colliery Surface Worker. He died in Wakefield in 1977 and was buried there on 1 Jun 1977. Of his brothers Edwin George Mullins served and was killed in action.