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23851   Private Charles Mulholland
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 5th Battalion, Oxford & Bucks Light Infantry (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 12/01/1893
Died: 28/07/1916 (Died of Illness)
Age: 23
Private Charles Mulholland of the Oxford and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry was the fifth son of Robert Mulholland of Mackney, Cookstown. He had served his time in the grocery and provisions business with Mr. Joseph Stewart in Cookstown. When his apprenticeship was almost complete he decided to enlist in the Army, joining the Royal Irish Fusiliers. When war was declared in 1914 he was sent to France He appeared in good health until the 1st July 1916 when he contracted pericarditis. His condition worsened on 28th July and he died in hospital in Manchester.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Kildress Church Of Ireland Old
  Kildress, Co Tyrone, 6
Grave Ref:
CWGC Casualty 4041458
There is 1 Commonwealth burial of the 1914-1918 war here - Charles Mulholland. This cemetery, known locally as Old Kildress Churchyard, is about 2 kilometres east of the present church. It contains the ruins of the former church burnt in 1641, restored in 1698 and used until 1818.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Cookstown Cenotaph World War I - West Panel Cookstown
2 Orritor Presbyterian Church World War I Roll of Honour Cookstown
Local Institute / Local Book Details

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1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 159
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Mulholland family 1901 census lists Charles as age 8 at house 8 in Mackenny, Oritor, Cookstown
2 1911 Census lists Mulholland family Does not list Charles as living with the family at house 1 in Mackenny, Oritor, Tyrone
3 1911 Census lists Stewart household 1911 census lists Charles Hamilton, an assistant, as age 17 at house 48 in James's Street, Cookstown
4 Soldiers Died in the Great War Details of Private Charles Mulholland
Cookstown District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2010-2018