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Brian Emmet Breen

Portrait of Brian Emmet Breen, RNZN4962 (2014). © NZIPP Photograph by Chris Traill 5210. CC-BY-NC-ND 4.0.

Portrait of Brian Emmet Breen, RNZN4962 (2014). © NZIPP Photograph by Chris Traill 5210. CC-BY-NC-ND …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Brian Emmet AWMM
  • Surname
    Breen AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII RNZN4962 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    3 November 1925 Public - Stoney - Researcher - 22 January 2022 - Death notice, NZ Herald 22 January 2022
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
    34 years with the Auckland Education Board Public - Stoney - Researcher - 22 January 2022 - Death notice, NZ Herald 22 January 2022
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Navy AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII RNZN4962 AWMM
  • Military service
    • Royal New Zealand Navy NZIPP Veteran Portrait Project
    • Served on HMNZS Leander, HMNZS Achillies, HMNZS Arabis, and HMS Tyler Public - Stoney - Researcher - 22 January 2022 - Death notice, NZ Herald 22 January 2022
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

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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  • Member of the Papatoetoe RSA. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    26 September 2021 Public - Stoney - Researcher - 22 January 2022 - Death notice, NZ Herald 22 January 2022
  • Age at death
    95 Public - Stoney - Researcher - 22 January 2022 - Death notice, NZ Herald 22 January 2022
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Served on HMNZ ships Achilles, Leander, Tyler and Arabis.
    Public - Christopher - Researcher - 3 October 2021
    Report 

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    This record was partially compiled from information provided by the New Zealand Institute of Professional Photographers (NZIPP) Veteran Portrait Project. AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
22 January 2022StoneyTuakauResearcher
03 October 2021Christopher PapatoetoeResearcher

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