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Hugh John Mullins

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Portrait, Hugh John Mullins (verso dated 16 November 1916, England). (Courtesy of Carlyn Milicich, 2005) - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Hugh John Mullins (verso dated 16 November 1916, England). (Courtesy of Carlyn Milicich, 2 …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Hugh John AWMM
  • Surname
    Mullins AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 12/798 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    6 December 1894 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 15 August 1914 AWMM Te Kuiti, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs K. Mullins, George Street, Waihi, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 15 August 1914 AWMM
    Age 19 AWMM
    Plumber AWMM
    AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Wounded (bullet wound to hip) received in action on 28 April 1915, Gallipoli. AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Wounded (gunshot wound to buttock) on 27 September 1916. AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Admitted to General Hospital, Etaples, on 26 December 1918, suffering from nervous breakdown. AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Shellshock, 8 March 1919. AWMM
    • Other, WWI AWMM
      Nature of Injury: Mental Percent of disability: 85 Source: New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100% AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Inter War 20 June 1919 AWMM
    Found to be permanently unfit for active service. AWMM
    Second Lieutenant AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Appointed Acting Lance Corporal on 21 October 1915, at Gallipoli.

    Appointed Acting Corporal on 9 January 1916, at Moassar.

    Reverts to rank of Private on 17 January 1916, at Ismailia.

    Appointed Lance Corporal on 10 August 1916, at Armentieres.

    Promoted to Corporal on 21 August 1916, at Neuville.

    Appointed Temporary Sergeant on 1 September 1917, at Sling Camp.

    Promoted to Sergeant on 1 December 1917, at Sling Camp.

    Promoted to Warrant Officer Class 2 and as Company Sergeant Major, February, 1918, at Sling Camp.

    Nominee for NZEF Commission at No. 6 Officers' Cadet Battalion, April, 1918, at Oxford.

    Promoted to Second Lieutenant and posted to Auckland Infantry Regiment on 7 October 1918.

    Examined by Medical Board on 15 February 1919 and found to be permanently unfit for any service.

    Embarked for New Zealand aboard HS Maheno on 12 March 1919, at Avonmouth, England. Arrived in New Zealand on 22 April 1919.

    The Auckland Museum Library's manuscripts collection holds papers (letters, postcards, photographs) relating to Mullins' war service. [Ref. MS 2006/23]

    Present address (as listed in New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100%): Tokanui Mental Hospital AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    12 June 1963 AWMM
    Age 69 AWMM
    Te AwamutuWaikato AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waihi Public Cemetery, Hauraki District, New Zealand AWMM
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • References
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 525 AWMM
    • New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100%, compiled from returns supplied by the Commissioner of Pensions, in respect to: a) Permanent War Pensions, and from returns supplied by the Director-General of Medical Services, regarding: b) Discharged and undischarged hospital patients, assessed as suffering permanent disability, but not yet in receipt of a pension at date (28-4-20). New Zealand. Director-General of Medical Services. NZ Times Co. (Printer). AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 3: Includes portrait AWMM

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