|courtesy of J. Petersen|
Thomas was drafted in December 1943 and after his basic military training was sent to the European theater. PVT Mullins was transferred from the replacement depot to I Company 116th Infantry on 7 Aug 1944 to serve as a rifleman. He was killed in action in the attack on German forces in Brest, France on 27 Aug 1944.
PVT Mullins was repatriated and re-interred in Calvary Cemetery in Yakima, Washington where he rests forever with several generations of his family..
Grandfather, Patrick had been mayor of Butte, Montana as well as a major developer in Yakima, Washington where he built 3 hotels.