MULHOLLAND, Frederick Bernard
(Service number 74399)
|Aliases||Known as Bernard|
|First Rank||Corporal||Last Rank|
|Date||16 September 1897||Place of Birth||Otaki|
|Address at Enlistment||Geraldine|
|Occupation||Bank clerk (NSW)|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Mrs F. B. MULHOLLAND (wife), Post-office, Geraldine, South Canterbury|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand ExpeditionaryForce|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||38th Reinforcements, A Company|
|Date||5 June 1918|
|Embarked From||Destination||Liverpool, Merseyside, England|
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|Date||4 May 1949||Age||51 years|
|Place of Death||Hastings|
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|Memorial Reference||Hastings Cemetery Block 9, Plot 787|
|New Zealand Memorials|
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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