Malvern College First World War Casualty

Captain Richard Walter Mullins

Photo of Richard Walter Mullins
House and time at Malvern: No 7, 1907 - 1910.

Regiment: York and Lancaster Regt.
Died: 01 July 1916 aged 23 in France. Killed in action at Fricourt.
Battle: Battle of the Somme. Cemetery: Gordon Dump Cemetery Ovillers La Boiselle 11 Q 5

Son of J. H. Mullins, Rosapenna, Llanishen, Cardiff, b. 1893.
Modern III—Science Form.
In business.
Great War, Private 11th Batt. Welch Regt. 1914; Captain 10th York and Lancaster Regt.

'On the outbreak of war he joined the Cardiff "Pals" as a Private, and after three months was given a commission in the York and Lancaster Regiment. He went to France in 1915, and fought in the battle of Loos, after which he was promoted to the rank of Captain. He was invalided home in December, and went to the front again in May. ' (Malvernian, Jul 1916).