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Edward Breach

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915 - No known copyright restrictions
Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915 - No known copyright res … Read more

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Edward AWMM
  • Surname
    Breach AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 10/1749 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM G.P.O., Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    William Breach (father), Rakaia, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 17 April 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 10/1749 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM AWMM
  • 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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Edward Breach was the son of William and Bessie Breach, of Rakaia, Ashburton, Christchurch, New Zealand.

    Remembered on the Ashburton War Memorial. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    2 September 1915 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt AWMM H. 52. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Ashburton War Memorial, Ashburton, New Zealand AWMM

Roll of Honour

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Leave a tribute or memory of Edward Breach

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  • Uncle Ted - I am honoured to have been related to a man who was brave enough to stand up for his country, to fight for what he believed was right, and who was prepared to lay down his life for NZ. Thank you.
    Public - Penelope Zoe - Other Relative - 10 April 2015

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 74 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 3: Includes portrait AWMM

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10 April 2015Penelope ZoeChristchurch NZOther Relative
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