We remember Rees Breacher

We remember Rees Breacher

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Timeline

Timeline

1885
sibling Hannah Breacher Source:5511745 1885
1889
sibling Martha Breacher Source:5511745 1889
1891
sibling Alfred Breacher Source:5511745 1891
1894
birth Pontypridd, Glamorgan United Kingdom Source:8550627 Source:5511775 27th September 1894
1895
sibling George Breacher Source:5511745 1895
1895
dates Age 1 Source:8599705 27th September 1895
1896
dates Age 4 Source:5511775 27th September 1896
1899
sibling Ada Breacher Source:5511745 1899
1901
sibling Nellie Breacher Source:5511745 1901
1901
location Strand Street, Mountain Ash United Kingdom parents address Source:5511745 1901
1911
location Breacher Family, 7 Strand Street, Mountain Ash, Glamorgan, Wales United Kingdom parents address Source:5511749 2nd April 1911
1913
enlistment Brecon United Kingdom Source:8599731 26th May 1913
1913
service British Army Private 11048 South Wales Borderers Depot Source:8599731 26th May 1913
1914
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:480118 20th September 1914
1914
service British Army Private 11048 South Wales Borderers 1st Battalion Source:480118 20th September 1914
1915
service British Army Private 36329 Welsh Regiment 3rd (Reserve) Battalion Source:480118 1st May 1915 - 5th May 1915
1915
location RN Depot (Reservists), Crystal Palace, Sydenham, Kent United Kingdom military residence address Source:8550627 4th May 1915
1915
service Royal Navy Able Seaman Wales Z/906 Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve 5th Training Battalion Source:8550627 16th May 1915 - 16th August 1915
1915
events Detention Military Discipline Crystal Palace United Kingdom Source:8550627 27th July 1915 - 3rd August 1914
1915
service Royal Navy Able Seaman Wales Z/906 HMS Invincible Source:8550627 31st August 1915 - 31st May 1916
location 49 Philip Street, Mountain Ash, Glamorgan, Wales United Kingdom parents address Source:8550627
1916
death Killed in Action HMS INVINCIBLE suffered magazine explosion during the Battle of Jutland. There were only 6 survivors out of a crew of over a thousand. Source:8550629 31st May 1916
burial Plymouth Naval Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Devon United Kingdom Source:8550607

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Rees
Initials R
Last Name Breacher
Source 480118
First Names Albert
Initials A
Last Name Davies
Source 8550629
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
49 Philip Street, Mountain Ash, Glamorgan, Wales United Kingdom parents address
Breacher Family, 7 Strand Street, Mountain Ash, Glamorgan, Wales United Kingdom parents address known 2nd April 1911
RN Depot (Reservists), Crystal Palace, Sydenham, Kent United Kingdom military residence address 4th May 1915
Strand Street, Mountain Ash United Kingdom parents address known 1901
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 11048 South Wales Borderers 1st Battalion Private
British Army 36329 Welsh Regiment 3rd (Reserve) Battalion Private
Royal Navy Wales Z/906 HMS Invincible Able Seaman
British Army 11048 South Wales Borderers Depot Private
Royal Navy Wales Z/906 Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve 5th Training Battalion Able Seaman
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Sarah Breacher mother
George Breacher father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Hannah Breacher sister 1885
Martha Breacher sister 1889
Alfred Breacher brother 1891
George Breacher brother 1895
Ada Breacher sister 1899
Nellie Breacher sister 1901
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fresh Blue Dark brown
DateHeightSource
1915-05-04 5'5"

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Sian6123
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Sian6123
RNVR Other Ranks - Medal Rolls 1914-1920 Transcription Sian6123
GRO WAR DEATHS NAVY ALL RANKS INDICES (1914 to 1921) Transcription Sian6123
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Sian6123
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Sian6123
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Gerry59140
WW1 Naval Casualties Transcription Keith1947

External Evidence

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Albert Davies RNVR record Gerry59140
HMS INVINCIBLE Casualty list Gerry59140
Welsh Regiment battalions 1914-18 Keith1947
Army Service Numbers 1881-1914 Keith1947

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HMS Invincible on which Rees Breacher served Sian6123

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