CEF Soldier Detail

Private Joseph Breadon
Died: October 10, 1920

Regimental Number:
451976
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
2nd Central Ontario Regimental Depot
Company:
Place of Birth:
Fivemiletown, County Tyrone
Country:
Ireland
Next of Kin:
Mary Breadon, mother. Alderwood, Fivemiletown, County Tyrone, Ireland
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
November 8, 1890
Trade or Calling:
Grocery Clerk
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
Toronto, Ontario
Date of Enlistment:
July 23, 1915
Age at enlistment:
24
Height:
5 Feet 11 Inches
Chest:
37 Inches
Expansion:
3 Inches
Religion:
Church of England
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Died of Illness
Battle Died/Wounded:
Wounded September 16, 1916 at Zollern Graben
Date of Death:
October 10, 1920
Age at Death:
30
Buried at:
St. John's Norway Cemetery, Toronto, Ontario
Plot:
Range 2. Sec. 8. Lot 3.
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Research Notes
58th Battalion Nominal Roll
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Infantry 2nd Central Ontario Regimental Depot
Private Canadian Infantry 8th Reserve Battalion
Private Canadian Infantry 2nd Central Ontario Regimental Depot
Private Canadian Infantry Canadian Casualty Assembly Centre
Private Canadian Infantry 58th Battalion B Company

Son of Thomas Breadon and Mary Breadon (nee Thompson); younger brother of William John Breadon (Service No. 769180); husband of Sarah Breadon (nee Herron) married February 11, 1920

Discharged February 24, 1919 Medically Unfit

Died of pulmonary tuberculosis attributed to his service

Prior service with the G.G.B.G.

Awards and Decorations
British War Medal
Memorial Cross
Memorial Plaque and Scroll
Victory Medal