Descendants of Joseph William MULLIGAN


60. Agnes Gertrude MULLIGAN (James , Francis , Joseph William ) was born on 21 Jan 1891 in Dunedin. She died on 18 Jan 1979. She was buried in RSA Plot, Ashburton Cemetary. Agnes was employed as Saleswoman. She was baptized on 1 Nov 1894 in St Peter's, Caversham.

Known as 'Blossy' by family. Told her son that James was 'no saint'.

Agnes married Sydney Francis COWAN on 20 Feb 1918 in Holy Trinity (Anglican) Church, Winton. Sydney was born on 16 Jun 1893 in St Andrews. He died on 6 Apr 1945. He was buried in RSA Plot, Ashburton Cemetary. Sydney was employed as Bank Officer.

They had the following children:

  128 M i Douglas Murray COWAN
+ 129 M ii John Beresford COWAN

61. Alexander Simpson MULLIGAN (James , Francis , Joseph William ) was born on 16 Feb 1893 in Dunedin. He died on 15 Sep 1962 in Invercargill. He was buried on 17 Sep 1962 in Eastern Cemetery. Alexander was baptized on 1 Nov 1894 in St Peter's, Caversham.

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Surname MULLIGAN
First Name(s) ALEXANDER SIMPSON
Occupation
Gender Male
Age at Death 69 Years
Date of Birth
Date of Death
Date Buried Sep 17 1962
Place of Death 9 MCMASTER STREET
Cemetery Eastern Cemetery
Classification General
Block 37
Plot 155.
Undertaker J Fraser & Sons

Source: http://www.icc.govt.nz/icc/index.cfm?DE79F5A3-E45A-AE82-884A-FB49BA08132F&id=31657

Medals:
Cited by Alan J Polaschek, The Complete New Zealand Distinguished Conduct Medal. Medals Research Christchurch, Christchurch, 1983, p156:

Mulligan, Alexander Simpson
2/89 staff Sergeant-Major
No 2 Field Ambulance, NZ
Medical Corps

London Gazette 26 November 1917

Citation: (France Mar 1917)
"For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He was in charge of stretcher-bearers, and led parties forward to advanced posts under heavy fire, and repeatedly went out himself to look for wounded in the shell-holes. He inspired all under him by his utter fearlessness, and it was owing to his initiative and coolness under fire that many wounded were saved."

Biographical Note:
2/809 Lt A.S. Mulligan, DCM, MM. Born at Dunedin NZ 16 Feb 1894. Dental mechanic. Attested 10 Aug 1914; embarked 16 Oct 1914; commissioned Lt 15 Aug 1918; returned 26 Apr 1919; posted Reserve 25 May 1919; relinquished commission 30 Sep 1920. Served with NZMC in Egypt and Western Europe.
Died.

Medals:
Distinguished Conduct Medal
Military medal
1914-15 Star
War Medal 1914-19
Victory Medal
Gallipoli Medallion

Cited by: Wayne McDonald in Honours and Awards to the New Zealand expeditionary Force in the Great War, 1914-1918, published by Helen McDonald, Napier, 2001.

p229:

M.M.
Sergeant, No. 1 Field Ambulance, NZ Medical Corps, attached NZ Field Artillery
London Gazette 26 April 1917, p3949, Rec No 206

"During the operations on the Somme. On the 15th September, 1916, he proceeded through a heavy Barrage to collect wounded. He showed the other bearers a splendid example of courage and self-scarifice in the face of danger, and exhibited great initiative in bringing wounded back safely."

Alexander married Agnes Ivy BROWN on 24 Feb 1920. Agnes was born on 22 Sep 1895. She died on 18 Apr 1975 in 9 MCMASTER STREET Invercargill. She was buried on 21 Apr 1975 in Eastern Cemetery Invercargill.

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Surname MULLIGAN
First Name(s) AGNES IVY
Occupation
Gender Female
Age at Death 79 Years
Date of Birth
Date of Death Apr 18 1975
Date Buried Apr 21 1975
Place of Death 9 MCMASTER STREET,INGILL
Cemetery Eastern Cemetery
Classification General
Block 37
Plot 155.
Undertaker J Fraser & Sons

Source: http://www.icc.govt.nz/icc/index.cfm?DE79F5A3-E45A-AE82-884A-FB49BA08132F&id=31656

Alexander and Agnes had the following children:

+ 130 M i Graeme Alexander MULLIGAN

62. George Henry MULLIGAN (James , Francis , Joseph William ) was born on 12 Mar 1896 in Caversham, Dunedin. He died on 7 Jul 1979 in Timaru.

George married Mary Edith COUTTS daughter of William COUTTS and Jane MERRILEES on 16 Nov 1922 in Brighton Presbyterian Church. Mary was born on 21 Sep 1894 in Taieri Beach. She died on 27 Nov 1978 in Timaru.

They had the following children:

  131 M i Ronald James MULLIGAN was born on 11 Jul 1924 in Temuka. He died on 15 May 2007 in Waikanae. He was buried on 21 May 2007 in Wailkanae.

Presbytarian
Surgery for lung cancer in 1997
        Ronald married Betty Patricia CASEY on 23 Apr 1975 in Wellington. Betty died on 21 Nov 2014 in Wellington Hospital. She was buried on 24 Nov 2014 in Waikanae Cemetery.
+ 132 M ii Brian William MULLIGAN

65. Isabella MEE (Margaret MULLIGAN , Francis , Joseph William ) was born in 1876 in Dunedin. She died .

Isabella married John Westwood MILLER in 1906. John was born in 1877. He died.

They had the following children:

  133 F i Isabel MILLER was born in 1907.

Lived in Dunedin
        Isabel married Unknown HALL.
  134 M ii George Samuel MILLER was born in 1908.

Took over running Erin Hills until a marriage break-up, after which he moved away, and the property was left in the care of his wife Grace, while Sam moved to Australia
  135 M iii John MILLER was born in 1910.
  136 F iv Catherine MILLER was born in 1911. She died in Feb 1992.

Well known in Brighton district, having been their first 'Postie' and then their sole Postmistress for many years.
  137 M v Alexander Douglas MILLER

66. Sophia MEE (Margaret MULLIGAN , Francis , Joseph William ) was born in 1879 in Dunedin. She died on 27 Apr 1946 in Temuka. She was buried in Temuka.

Sophia married William FLETT son of George Edward FLETT and Janet MCNEILL in 1910. William was born on 22 Jan 1875 in Otokia. He died on 30 Dec 1952 in Koromiko.

Farmed at Hope Hill, next to his parents' farm, then at Momona, and from 1919 to 1942, at Clandeboye, South Canterbury.

William and Sophia had the following children:

+ 138 F i Georgina Margaret (Ena) FLETT
+ 139 F ii Emily FLETT
+ 140 F iii Jean Beatrice FLETT

69. Alexander MEE (Margaret MULLIGAN , Francis , Joseph William ) was born on 15 Apr 1886 in East Taeiri. He died on 12 Oct 1917 in Passchendaele. He was buried in Tyne Cot War Cemetary.

Killed in action 12 Oct 1917 in Passchendaele. His name is recorded on a wall at Tyne Cot War Cemetery as one of 1200 NZ soldiers whose whereabouts is known only to God.

Alexander married Jessie Merrilees COUTTS daughter of William COUTTS and Jane MERRILEES on 27 Feb 1917. Jessie was born on 11 Apr. She died in 1929.

They had the following children:

  141 M i Alexander Coutts MEE was born on 20 Nov 1917 in Brighton, Otago. He died on 7 Apr 1941 in Hull, UK. He was buried in Grimsby Cemetary.

Joined Civil Air Reserve, 1939 and RNZAF, 1940.
Died returning from 6th raid in Wellington bombers, coming home damaged, and
hitting barrage ballon cable & crashed into Humber Estuary.

70. Margaret Jane MEE (Margaret MULLIGAN , Francis , Joseph William ) was born in 1889 in East Taeiri. She died .

Margaret married Angus Campbell INGLIS in 1921. Angus was born in 1885. He died.

They had the following children:

  142 F i Agnes INGLIS
        Agnes married Unknown RENNIE.

71. Emily MEE (Margaret MULLIGAN , Francis , Joseph William ) was born in 1891 in East Taeiri. She died .

Emily married John CAMPBELL in 1921. John died.

They had the following children:

  143 F i Alice CAMPBELL

72. George MULLIGAN (Francis , Francis , Joseph William ) was born in 1906. He died in 2004.

Lived at Regaskin.
Changed his name to 'Milligan' by usage

George married Leta May HARVEY. Leta was born in 1917 in Eureka, California. She died in 1981.

They had the following children:

  144 F i Lettie May MILLIGAN
+ 145 M ii Francis Herbert (Frank) MILLIGAN
  146 M iii George Robert MULLIGAN was born in 1942. He died in 1944.
  147 M iv Walter Raymond MILLIGAN
+ 148 M v William Alexander (Alec) MILLIGAN
  149 F vi Margaret Ann MILLIGAN
+ 150 F vii Mavis Jean MILLIGAN

78. Francis Humphrys MULLIGAN (Joseph , Francis , Joseph William ) was born on 21 Feb 1895 in Lisnashanna. He died on 15 Oct 1972.

Francis married Mary Elizabeth Ethel MOORE on 22 Apr 1927. Mary died.

They had the following children:

+ 151 M i James Richard MULLIGAN
+ 152 F ii Mary Frances MULLIGAN
+ 153 M iii William Jason MULLIGAN
+ 154 M iv Joseph MULLIGAN
  155 M v Robert George MULLIGAN

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