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John Albert BREEN

Regimental number3157
Date of birth6 February 1889
Place of birthBega, New South Wales
SchoolBega, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCarter
AddressBryant Street, Rockdale, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, M Breen, Bryant Street, Rockdale, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 March 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 13 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: Private Frederick L Breen, 3rd Battalion
Other detailsService in Egypt and Palestine
Date of death12 May 1950
Place of burialMacquarie Park Cemetery

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