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VC438   Charles Herbert Mullins

BORN   28 June 1869

DIED   24 May 1916   AGE   46

VC Won   21 October 1899   AGE   30

Place VC Won   Battle of Elandslaagte

War/Campaign  The Second Boer War

Name   Charles Herbert Mullins   No.    

VC Issue No.   438   Awards   VC   CMG

Regiment   South African Forces, Imperial Light Horse (Natal)


Now   Light Horse Regiment, South African Army

Rank VC Won   Captain

Rank End Of Career   Major

Place Of Birth   Grahamstown, Cape Province, South Africa

Place Of Death   Johannesburg, South Africa

Buried/Location Ashes   Grahamstown Old Cemetery, Albany Road, Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   12 Feburary 1901

VC Presented   25 July 1901 by King Edward VII at St James' Palace, Pall Mall, London, England


Headstone, Grahamstown Old Cemetery, Albany Road, Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Named on South African War Memorial, Main Street, Grahamstown, South Africa

Marble pulpit at St Andrew's college Chapel, Grahamstown, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa

By The Way…

His Victoria Cross is on loan to the Impaerial War Museum, thanks to the Mullins family

VC Held By

Imperial War Museum, Lord Ashcroft Gallery, Lambeth Road, Kennington, London, England



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