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Name:
Fred Breen
Casualty No.:
Initials:
F
Service No.:
40361
Date of Birth:
Place of Birth:
Barnard Castle
Age at Death:
35
Ranks:
Private
Unit:
1st Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers
Teesdale Township:
Place Enlisted:
Home Address:
Civilian Employment:
Railway Platelayer
Cause of Death:
Killed in Action
Date of Death:
28-January-1918
Place of Death:
Battles & Campaigns:
UK Commemorated:
Overseas Commemorated:
Arras Memorial -Bay 2 and 3
Buried:
Decoration and Medals:
Service :
Army
Service Records:
Family Details:

Son of Samuel and Deborah Breen of 18 Galgate. His father was a rope maker. Fred was married to Selina Breen of 1 Coach and Horse Cottages, together they had two sons. 

Notes:

In January 1917 it was reported that Fred was home on ten days leave of absence; he had contracted septic poisoning whilst in France but recovered in hospital. 

Teesdale Mercury-10/01/1917: Local and other notes: On leave

Teesdale Mercury-17/04/1918: Roll of Honour Notice

 

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Sources:
Local Memorials: www.newmp.org.uk; Teesdale Townships: Teesdale Poor Law Union 1914; First Name: St Mary's Data; Service: St Mary's Data; Ranks: St Mary's Data; Unit: St Mary's Data; Date of Birth: St Mary's Data; Place of Birth: St Mary's Data; Civilian Employment: St Mary's Data; Date of Death: St Mary's Data; Overseas Commemorated: St Mary's Data; Service Number: St Mary's Data; Cause of Death: St Mary's Data; Age at Death: Commonwealth War Graves Commission; Date of Death Day: www.cwgc.org; Date of Death Month: www.cwgc.org; Date of Death Year: www.cwgc.org;