We remember Ralph Breaks

We remember Ralph Breaks

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Timeline

Timeline

1884
sibling William Breaks Source:9303147 1884
1886
birth the Sandal Magna suburb of Wakefield, Yorkshire United Kingdom Source:9303145 Source:9303147 1886
1888
sibling Ada May Breaks Source:9303147 1888
1889
sibling Thomas Edward Breaks Source:9303147 1889
1891
sibling John Breaks Source:9303147 1891
1893
sibling Annie Breaks Source:9303147 1893
1901
employment Joiners Apprentice Not known Leeds, Yorkshire United Kingdom Source:9303147 31st March 1901
1901
dates Age 15 Source:9303147 31st March 1901
1901
location 5 Spring Grove Terrace, in the Burley district of Leeds, Yorkshire United Kingdom parents address Source:9303147 31st March 1901
1905
service British Army Private 6556 18th (Queen Mary’s Own) Hussars Source:9303118 23rd March 1905 - 6th October 1908
1905
enlistment Bradford, Yorkshire United Kingdom Source:9303118 23rd March 1905
1905
employment Service record says Dyer and later Motor Driver Not known Bradford, Yorkshire United Kingdom Source:9303118 23rd March 1905
1905
dates Age 18 Source:9303118 23rd March 1905
1905
appointments Signaller Source:9303118 1905
1906
hospitalisation Severe twist to knee whilst riding on duty Hospital/Institution Source:9303118 7th February 1906 - 3rd May 1906
1906
hospitalisation Readmitted very probably further to the event above after a court of inquiry confirmed that it happened when he was on duty and that he was in no way to blame Hospital/Institution Source:9303118 7th July 1906 - 17th August 1906
1906
hospitalisation "Slight return of old synovitis" Hospital/Institution Source:9303118 21st August 1906 - 5th September 1906
1906
hospitalisation Eczema mastoid region [i.e. behind the ear[s]] and neck. And abscess mastoid region. Hospital/Institution Source:9303118 20th September 1906 - 26th October 1906
1908
hospitalisation Psoriasis Hospital/Institution Source:9303118 5th March 1908 - 25th March 1908
1908
service British Army Lance Corporal 6556 18th (Queen Mary’s Own) Hussars Source:9303118 7th October 1908 - 3rd June 1915
1911
location Aliwal Barracks, Tidworth Camp, South Tidworth, Hampshire [now in Wiltshire] United Kingdom military residence address Source:9303153 2nd April 1911
1911
employment Lance Corporal 18th (Queen Mary’s Own) Hussars The Crown Aliwal Barracks, Tidworth, Hampshire United Kingdom Source:9303153 2nd April 1911
1911
dates Age 25 Source:9303153 2nd April 1911
1914
dates Age 28 Source:9303118 4th August 1914
1915
appointments Orderly Room Clerk Source:9303118 1915
1915
location next-of-kin and home address:- 287 Toller Lane, Bradford, Yorkshire United Kingdom parents address Source:9303118 3rd June 1915
1915
service British Army Corporal H/47211 18th (Queen Mary’s Own) Hussars (Corps of Hussars) Source:9303118 4th June 1915 - 22nd June 1919
1915
theatres Western Europe :1 Source:9303118 18th October 1915 - 13th February 1919
1918
dates Age 32 Source:9303118 11th November 1918
1919
hospitalisation Influenza [probably the so called "Spanish Flu"] Hospital/Institution Source:9303118 14th February 1919 - 21st February 1919
1919
discharge Source:9303118 22nd June 1919
1919
dates Age 33 Source:9303118 22nd June 1919
1922
dates Age 36 Source:9303157 1922
1923
location 354 Barkly Street, Melbourne, Victoria Australia their own address Source:9303118 1923

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Ralph
Initials R
Last Name Breaks
Source 480357
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
354 Barkly Street, Melbourne, Victoria Australia their own address known 1923
5 Spring Grove Terrace, in the Burley district of Leeds, Yorkshire United Kingdom parents address known 31st March 1901
Aliwal Barracks, Tidworth Camp, South Tidworth, Hampshire [now in Wiltshire] United Kingdom military residence address known 2nd April 1911
next-of-kin and home address:- 287 Toller Lane, Bradford, Yorkshire United Kingdom parents address known 3rd June 1915
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 6556 18th (Queen Mary’s Own) Hussars Private
British Army 6556 18th (Queen Mary’s Own) Hussars Lance Corporal
British Army H/47211 18th (Queen Mary’s Own) Hussars (Corps of Hussars) Corporal
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 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 Ann Breaks nee Varley mother
John Breaks father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
William Breaks brother 1884
Ada May Breaks sister 1888
Thomas Edward Breaks brother 1889
John Breaks brother 1891
Annie Breaks sister 1893
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
DateHeightSource
1905-03-23 5'7"

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Official Records

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British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Keith22624

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Birth Recorded Wakefield Registration District, Yorkshire Keith22624
Passenger Lists Leaving UK 1890-1960 Keith22624
Lives of the First World War website entry for 57642 John Breaks - West Yorkshire Regiment Keith22624
Lives of the First World War website entry for 242138 William Breaks - West Yorkshire Regiment Keith22624
Lives of the First World War website entry for 2nd Lt Thomas Edward Breaks - Labour Corps Keith22624

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