John Joe Breen

Title in English
John Joe Breen

Description
John Joe Breen was killed in action at the age of 28 in France, 30th September 1918. Letter from his commander to his wife details that John suffered head injuries from machine gun bullet. Memorial cards - buried in France Anneux - Grace. John had a baby daughter that he never saw. Maureen had been born in July 1918 - the collection includes an embroidered card "from your daddie". Returned to wife, featuring canon. His wife never re-married.

Summary description of items
Photographed with his wife - she wears his cap Photographed in uniform with his brakes.

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ID
3416
Source
http://europeana1914-1918.eu/...
Number of items
23
Person
John Joe Breen
Origin date
1918
Language
English
Location
Anneux, France
Contributor
Julia Sweetman
Licence
http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/