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James Carey Breach

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Carey AWMM
  • Surname
    Breach AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    NZ 11201 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    23 February 1930 AWMM RangioraCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 11 July 1945 AWMM Schoolhouse, New Lynn, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Esther Breach (mother), School House, New Lynn, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 31 March 1946 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 25 Jun 1950-27 July 1953 AWMM
      Korean War AWMM
    • 1962-1966 AWMM
      Borneo Confrontation 1962-1966 AWMM
      Following the defeat of the Brunei rebellion at the end of 1962 the Indonesian Foreign Minister announced a policy of 'confgrontation' against Malaysia, justifying this Indonesian expansion as a response to hostile neo-colonialist / imperialist policies against Indonesia. Following on the burning oif the British Embassy in Jakarta a British and Commonwealth force was created to dominate the Borneo border and resist Indonesian incursions. from Spink (1988) AWMM
    • Mediterranean AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Navy AWMM
  • Service number
    NZ 11201 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 11 July 1945 AWMM
    Age 15 AWMM
    Student/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • James Breach was the eldest of nine children. He was 15 when he went to sea.

    Cenotaph record initially prepared with the serviceman in 1998 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    2006 AWMM
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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Point Chevalier RSA, 1136 Great North Road, Auckland 1273 AWMM

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  • Love you dad, thank you so much for doing this doing this so that I could google you 12 years after you have gone so that you little granddaughter Mia can take your medals to school for Anzac Day and talk about you. Love you dad and miss you. In my heart forever xxx
    Public - Melissa - Child - 12 April 2019

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