MULHOLLAND, Frederick Bernard
(Service number 74399)

Aliases Known as Bernard
First Rank Corporal Last Rank


Date 16 September 1897 Place of Birth Otaki

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Geraldine
Occupation Bank clerk (NSW)
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Married
Next of Kin Mrs F. B. MULHOLLAND (wife), Post-office, Geraldine, South Canterbury
Religion Church of England
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Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand ExpeditionaryForce
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 38th Reinforcements, A Company
Date 5 June 1918
Transport Remuera
Embarked From Destination Liverpool, Merseyside, England
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Date 4 May 1949 Age 51 years
Place of Death Hastings
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference Hastings Cemetery Block 9, Plot 787
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Frederick Bernard Mulholland, known as Bernard, was born on 16 Septembe 1897 at Otaki, the third son of Richardson Mulholland and his second wife, Mary Henrietta Cecilia née Hickman. Bernard was educated at Otaki and Norsewood schools. His father died in December 1917 at Norsewood. Frederick Bernard Mulholland was a bank clerk at Geraldine when he enlisted. On 18 May 1918 at Wellington he married Isabella Jeannie Ashby Orton (known as Bella) who hailed from South Canterbury.

Corporal F. B. Mulholland embarked with the 38th Reinforcements on 5 June 1918 per the “Remuera”, headed for Liverpool, England. Lance-Corporal Mulholland returned to New Zealand aboard the “Chupra”, one of 732 soldiers due at Lyttelton about July 22nd, 1919.

Frederick Bernard Mulholland died at Hastings on 4 May 1949, aged 51 years, and was buried in Hastings Cemetery. Two older brothers of Bernard – George Richardson Onslow Mulholland and William Charles Beresford Mulholland - also served in World War One.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [30 April 2021]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [30 April 2021]; School Admission record [01 May 2021]; Hastings Cemetery headstone transcription [02 May 2021]; Hastings Cemetery burial record (Hastings District Council) [02 May 2021]; NZ Times, 4 July 1919 (Papers Past)

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