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James Alfred Breen

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A young photo of James A Breen - Soldier

James Alfred Breen as a Soldier

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Alfred AWMM
  • Surname
    Breen AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • J. A. Breen AWMM
    • Jim AWMM
  • Service number
    • Vietnam 970259 AWMM
    • Malaya 970259 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    14 May 1931 Ministry for Culture and Heritage
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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

Embarkations

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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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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Gun No. No 1 Gun, 161 Bty 5.3.1968 to 10.3.1969. Qualifies for Australian UCG for FSB Coral and Balmoral. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    28 August 1999 Ministry for Culture and Heritage
    PapakuraAuckland AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Papakura South Cemetery, Papakura AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • James is my popa and my dad has told me amazing stories about him and how in the vietnam war he got sprayed by agent orange which makes my older sister have no tears, overall, if i got to meet popa I would like him.
    Public - Chloe - Other relative - 21 October 2023
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Subritsky, M. (Ed). (1995). The Vietnam scrapbook: The second ANZAC adventure. Papakura, N.Z.: Three Feathers Publishing Co. AWMM
    • Hall, C. (2014). No front line : inside stories of New Zealand's Vietnam War. Auckland, New Zealand : Penguin Books. AWMM
    • This record was created from data kindly provided by the New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage. AWMM
    • Nominal Roll 2NZ Regiment 1959-1961. Kindly provided by Alan (Archie) Dawson February 2021. AWMM
    • FARELF Nominal Roll Part 1 1958-1961 - Archives New Zealand, Wellington, CAJN CH189/Box70 41/4/11 (R21234083) AWMM
    • Black, E. A. (n.d.). N.Z. armed forces honours & awards : Korea, Malaya, South Vietnam, 1950-1972. Wellington, N.Z.: Defence Headquarters. AWMM

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
21 October 2023ChloeWhitiangaOther relative
05 September 2023Cheryl AnnPirongia, Waipa DistrictChild

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