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Frank Daniel Breen

In memory of:

Private Frank Daniel Breen

September 2, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

3317274

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

78th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

May 2, 1895

Son of Daniel and Catharine Breen, of 17, Elgin St., Orillia, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 373 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

DURY MILL BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

I. B. 2.

Location:

Dury is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, 1 kilometre north of the straight main road from Arras to Cambrai (D939). Approximately 16 kilometres from Arras travelling towards Cambrai on the D939 is the Canadian Forces Memorial at Dury. 300 metres after the Memorial the Cemetery is signposted to the left towards Dury village. 200 metres from the D939 the cemetery is signposted to the left. It is located in open fields, and is approached along an unsurfaced track about 500 metres long.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstance of death– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames: Brabant to Britton. Mircoform Sequence 13; Volume Number 131829_B016722; Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 157 Page 413 of 906
  • Cenotaph– Private Frank Daniel Breen is also commemorated on the WWI cenotaph in Orillia, ON … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Cenotaph– Private Frank Daniel Breen is also commemorated on the WWI cenotaph in Orillia, ON … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Newspaper clipping– Orillia Times, 23 Sep 1918

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