Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Frederick Ernest Mullins

In memory of:

Lieutenant Frederick Ernest Mullins

September 29, 1944

Military Service


Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

The Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) of Canada

Additional Information


Son of Ralph and Elizabeth Mullins, of Vera, Saskatchewan.

Commemorated on Page 400 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

5. E. 2.

Location:

BERGEN-OP-ZOOM CANADIAN WAR CEMETERY is located 39 Km north west of Antwerp and 19 Km after passing the Border into the Netherlands. The N11 connects Antwerp to Bergen op Zoom via Kapellen, Pulte, Hoogerheide and finally on to Bergen op Zoom. On reaching Bergen op Zoom railway station turn right onto the Stationsplein and after 200 M turn right onto the Bredastraat. Follow this road for 500 M where it becomes Wouwsestraatweg and carry straight on for 2.5 kilometres. The street name has now changed to the Ruytershoveweg and the BERGEN-OP-ZOOM CANADIAN WAR CEMETERY can be found on the left of this street. Steps into cemetery (not suitable for wheelchairs).

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Photo of Frederick Ernest Mullins– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
Lt. Mullins' brief life is remembered in an In Memoriam ad in the Toronto Globe and Mail of Tuesday, Sept. 29 p S-8.  Photo.  TEXT: 'They went with songs to the battle, thery were young, straight of limb. true of eye, steady and aglow. They were staunch to the against odds uncounted; They fell with their faces to the foe.'  -  "We remember Lt. Frederick Mullins, B.Sc., U. of S., Black Watch, aged 22.  Gave his life in St. Leonard, Belgium, 29 Sept. 1944. Rests at peace at Bergen-op-Zoom. - Robert and Clarence Robinson, cousins."    (lines are from Laurence Binyon's 1914 For the Fallen)

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