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Sydney Frederick Breach

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  • Service number
    25/945 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Second Lieutenant AWMM
    New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 2nd Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Sydney Frederick AWMM
  • Surname
    Breach AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    25/945 AWMM
  • Gender
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW1 Baker AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Edith Breach (wife), Rakaia, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 05 Feb 1916 Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaigns
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    25/945 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) AWMM
    London Gazette, 4 January 1917, p262, Rec No 336: AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 5 February 1916 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM HMNZT 42 or HMNZT 43 or HMNZT 44 AWMM
    Vessel was Ulimaroa or Mokoia or Navua AWMM
    Corporal AWMM
    3rd Battalion, C Company AWMM
    New Zealand Rifle Brigade AWMM

Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 Second Lieutenant AWMM
    New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 2nd Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Sydney Breach was the son of W. H. and B. A. Breach, of Rakaia; husband of Edith Breach, of Rakaia, New Zealand.

    Remembered on the Ashburton War Memorial. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    37 AWMM
  • Date of death
    8 October 1918 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Le Cateau, France AWMM
  • Death notes
    Le Cateau, France AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Naves Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France AWMM
  • Grave reference
    III. C. 11. AWMM
  • Memorial name
    Ashburton War Memorial, Ashburton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary

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