We remember Richard Breaks

We remember Richard Breaks

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Timeline

Timeline

1880
sibling Thomas Breaks Source:9308782 1880
1881
birth Bolton, Lancashire United Kingdom Source:9308792 Source:9308782 1881
1883
sibling Annice Breaks Source:9308782 1883
1891
location 24 Grasmere Street, Bolton, Lancashire United Kingdom parents address Source:9308782 5th April 1891
1891
dates Age 10 Source:9308782 5th April 1891
1899
employment Moulder Not known Bolton, Lancashire United Kingdom Source:9308786 10th October 1899
1899
dates Age 18 Source:9308779 19th October 1899
1899
service British Army Rifleman 6966 Rifle Brigade 2nd Battalion Source:9308779 21st October 1899 - 9th October 1905
1901
employment Full-time professional soldier The Crown The British Army United Kingdom Source:9308786 31st March 1901
1901
location Portobello Barracks, in the Rathmines suburb of Dublin Ireland military residence address Source:9308786 31st March 1901
1901
dates Age 20 Source:9308786 31st March 1901
1905
service British Army Rifleman 6966 Rifle Brigade 1st Battalion Source:9308779 10th October 1905 - 18th October 1907
1907
dates Age 26 Source:9308779 18th October 1907
1907
location 51 Hibbert Street, Bolton, Lancashire United Kingdom parents address Source:9308779 19th October 1907
1908
marriage Gertrude Breaks nee Cooke Source:9308799 4th January 1908 - 1953
1908
dates Age 26 Source:9308796 March 1908
1908
children Dora Breaks Source:9308779 2nd August 1908
1911
location 34 Grasmere Street, Bolton, Lancashire United Kingdom their own address Source:9308787 2nd April 1911
1911
dates Age 29 Source:9308787 2nd April 1911
1911
employment Iron Founder Fitter A general engineering works Bolton, Lancashire United Kingdom Source:9308787 2nd April 1911
1911
children James Breaks Source:9308779 17th June 1911
1914
dates Age 33 Source:9308779 5th August 1914
1914
enlistment Winchester, Hampshire United Kingdom Source:9308779 5th August 1914
1914
service British Army Rifleman 6966 Rifle Brigade 5th (Reserve) Battalion Source:9308779 5th August 1914 - 24th August 1914
1914
theatres Western Europe :1 Source:9308779 26th August 1914 - 24th September 1914
1914
service British Army Rifleman 6966 Rifle Brigade 1st Battalion Source:9308779 26th August 1914 - 7th August 1915
1915
service British Army Lance Corporal 72391 Chinese Labour Corps 151st Company Source:9308779 8th August 1915 - 7th December 1918
1918
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:9308779 28th November 1918
1918
service British Army Corporal 627191 Chinese Labour Corps 143rd Company Source:9308779 8th December 1918 - 16th January 1919
1919
service British Army Acting Serjeant 627191 Chinese Labour Corps 143rd Company Source:9308779 17th January 1919 - 15th July 1919
1919
discharge Source:9308779 15th July 1919
1919
location 129 Furten[?] Street, Bolton, Lancashire United Kingdom their own address Source:9308779 16th July 1919
1920
children Gertrude M Breaks Source:9308796 1920
1939
dates Age 58 Source:9308797 September 1939
1939
location Bolton County Borough, Lancashire United Kingdom their own address Source:9308797 September 1939
1954
death Not War Related Richard Breaks died over 30 years after the ending of the Great War. He was 73. Bolton Registration District, Lancashire United Kingdom Source:9308800 December 1954
1954
dates Age 73 Source:9308800 December 1954
service British Army Private 49628 13th Battalion Royal Defence Corps Source:480356

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Richard
Initials R
Last Name Breaks
Source 480356
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
129 Furten[?] Street, Bolton, Lancashire United Kingdom their own address known 16th July 1919
24 Grasmere Street, Bolton, Lancashire United Kingdom parents address known 5th April 1891
34 Grasmere Street, Bolton, Lancashire United Kingdom their own address known 2nd April 1911
51 Hibbert Street, Bolton, Lancashire United Kingdom parents address known 19th October 1907
Bolton County Borough, Lancashire United Kingdom their own address known September 1939
Portobello Barracks, in the Rathmines suburb of Dublin Ireland military residence address known 31st March 1901
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 49628 13th Battalion Royal Defence Corps Private
British Army 6966 Rifle Brigade 2nd Battalion Rifleman
British Army 6966 Rifle Brigade 1st Battalion Rifleman
British Army 6966 Rifle Brigade 5th (Reserve) Battalion Rifleman
British Army 6966 Rifle Brigade 1st Battalion Rifleman
British Army 72391 Chinese Labour Corps 151st Company Lance Corporal
British Army 627191 Chinese Labour Corps 143rd Company Corporal
British Army 627191 Chinese Labour Corps 143rd Company Acting Serjeant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914 Star with Clasp First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Dora Breaks daughter 2nd August 1908
James Breaks son 17th June 1911
Gertrude M Breaks daughter 1920
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Dinah Breaks mother
Thomas Breaks father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Thomas Breaks brother 1880
Annice Breaks sister 1883
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Gertrude Breaks nee Cooke wife 4th January 1908
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fresh Grey Light Brown
DateHeightSource
1907-10-18 5'8"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1901-03-31 Methodist

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Keith22624
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Keith22624
Ireland Census 1901 Transcription Keith22624
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Keith22624

External Evidence

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Birth Recorded Bolton Registration District, Lancashire Keith22624
Marriage Recorded Bolton Registration District, Lancashire Keith22624
1939 National Registration Act Records Keith22624
Death Recorded Farnworth Registration District, Lancashire Keith22624
Death Recorded Bolton Registration District, Lancashire Keith22624
Marriage Recorded Bolton Registration District, Lancashire Keith22624

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