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Mulholland Andrew Edward Somerset , The Hon.
1st Bn. Irish Guards
20 september 1882 , Drayton Lodge , Monkstown , Dublin
1 november 1914
Eldest son of 2nd Baron Dunleath and Baroness Dunleath, of Ballywater Park, Co. Down, Ireland
Married , June 1913, Lady Hester Joan Byng, youngest daughter of the fifth Earl of Strafford, of 22, Great Cumberland Place, London, W.
- Daphne Norah , born 11 march 1915
Educated at Eton and Christ Church, Oxford, where he became an accomplished cricketer.
According to the Christ Church Oxford Roll of Honour:
... in the Eton XI of 1901 he made 361 runs with an average of 30.08, but scored only 13 and 18 against Harrow.
He came up to Christ Church in 1902, when he played in the Freshmen's match, making 34 and 14, but did not obtain his blue.
He had been a member of the MCC since 1908.
At Lord's in 1909 he played for Army v. Royal Navy, and in his only innings scored 39.
Ypres Town Cemetery
Row E2 , Stone 3
17 july 1903
12 august 1914
1 november 1914
Commissioned as a Second Lieutenant and posted to the North of Ireland Imperial Yeomanry, the predecessor of the North Irish Horse.
He served with the regiment for three years, before joining the 1st Battalion, Irish Guards.
Promoted to Lieutenant
Embarked for France with his regiment, taking part in the retreat from Mons and advance to the Aisne before moving north to the Ypres sector.
Killed in action in the fighting around Ypres at about 2 p.m., he was hit by a bullet while rallying his men in the trenches near Ypres, and died at 9 p.m.