Reginald Cuthbert MULLINS 
- Born: 28 Jun 1873, Grahamstown South Africa
- Died: 15 Jun 1938, Grahamstown South Africa aged 64
Another name for Reginald was Doc.
The following biography is reproduced courtesy of Mike Davies.
Mullins was born in Grahamstown, South Africa in 1873 to Rev Canon Robert John Mullins, and was educated at St. Andrew's College before moving to Britain to study medicine at Keble College, Oxford. After leaving Keble he took his conjoint from Guy's Hospital and held the standard house appointments there. In 1899 he returned to South Africa, enlisting as a Civil Surgeon at the Yeomanry Hospital, Pretoria during the Second Boer War. He returned to Britain in 1900 to complete his studies. During the Boer War, one of Mullins' brothers, Charles Herbert Mullins, was awarded the Victory Cross for his actions at the Battle of Elandslaagte. After Mullins qualified as a doctor he returned to South Africa, working as a medical officer on the Rand, before settling in Grahamstown. In Grahamstown he set up in practice with a Dr. Drury, and at the same time took the role of medical officer St. Andrews College, his old school. By 1905, Mullins had become the President of the Grahamstown branch of the British Medical Association. With the outbreak of the First World War, Mullins again served his country, and was made a temporary Captain of the Royal Army Medical Corps in 1917. In 1918 he was mentioned in despatches. Mullins retired from medicine in 1937 and moved to his son's farm, 'Faber's Kraal' in the Highlands area outside Grahamstown. He died at the farm in 1938.