We remember William Breaks

We remember William Breaks

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Timeline

1884
birth Leeds, Yorkshire United Kingdom Source:9304189 1884
1886
sibling Ralph Breaks Source:9304191 1886
1888
sibling Ada May Breaks Source:9304191 1888
1889
sibling Thomas Edward Breaks Source:9304191 1889
1891
sibling John Breaks Source:9304191 1891
1893
sibling Annie Breaks Source:9304191 1893
1901
dates Age 17 Source:9304191 31st March 1901
1901
employment Dyer Not known Leeds, Yorkshire United Kingdom Source:9304191 31st March 1901
1901
location 5 Spring Grove Terrace, in the Burley district of Leeds, Yorkshire United Kingdom parents address Source:9304191 31st March 1901
1911
location 128 Jesmond Avenue, Bradford, Yorkshire United Kingdom parents address Source:9304193 2nd April 1911
1911
dates Age 27 Source:9304193 2nd April 1911
1911
employment Draper's Traveller Not known Bradford, Yorkshire United Kingdom Source:9304193 2nd April 1911
1914
dates Age 30 Source:9304171 4th August 1914
1915
dates Age 31 Source:9304171 27th November 1915
1915
location 287 Toller Lane, Bradford, Yorkshire United Kingdom parents address Source:9304171 27th November 1915
1915
employment Commercial Traveller Not known Bradford, Yorkshire United Kingdom Source:9304171 27th November 1915
1915
enlistment Bradford, Yorkshire United Kingdom Source:9304171 27th November 1915
1916
service British Army Private 5428 The Prince of Wales’ Own (West Yorkshire Regiment) 2/6th Battalion Source:9304171 23rd March 1916 - 16th July 1916
1916
service British Army Lance Corporal 242138 The Prince of Wales’ Own (West Yorkshire Regiment) 2/6th Battalion Source:9304171 17th July 1916 - 17th April 1917
1916
marriage Gertrude Jane Breaks nee Winterburn Source:9304204 31st December 1916
1917
location address back home when serving:- 292 Barkerend Road, Bradford, Yorkshire United Kingdom their own address Source:9304171 1st January 1917
1917
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:9304171 7th January 1917 - 14th December 1918
1917
service British Army Private 242138 The Prince of Wales’ Own (West Yorkshire Regiment) 2/6th Battalion Source:9304171 18th April 1917 - 1st March 1919
1917
internment pow Limburg-Weilburg, Hesse Germany Source:9304171 3rd May 1917
1918
dates Age 34 Source:9304171 11th November 1918
1919
discharge Source:9304171 1st March 1919
1919
dates Age 35 Source:9304171 1st March 1919
1919
location 292 Barkerend Road, Bradford, Yorkshire United Kingdom their own address Source:9304171 2nd March 1919
1919
children John R Breaks Source:9304196 1919
1924
children Betty Breaks Source:9304196 1924
1939
dates Age 55 Source:9304198 September 1939
1939
location Bradford County Borough, Yorkshire United Kingdom their own address Source:9304198 September 1939
1943
death Not War Related William Breaks died some 25 years after the ending of the Great War. He was 59. Bradford Registration District, Yorkshire United Kingdom Source:9304199 1943
1943
dates Age 59 Source:9304199 December 1943

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William
Initials W
Last Name Breaks
Source 480362
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
128 Jesmond Avenue, Bradford, Yorkshire United Kingdom parents address known 2nd April 1911
287 Toller Lane, Bradford, Yorkshire United Kingdom parents address known 27th November 1915
292 Barkerend Road, Bradford, Yorkshire United Kingdom their own address known 2nd March 1919
5 Spring Grove Terrace, in the Burley district of Leeds, Yorkshire United Kingdom parents address known 31st March 1901
Bradford County Borough, Yorkshire United Kingdom their own address known September 1939
address back home when serving:- 292 Barkerend Road, Bradford, Yorkshire United Kingdom their own address known 1st January 1917
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 5428 The Prince of Wales’ Own (West Yorkshire Regiment) 2/6th Battalion Private
British Army 242138 The Prince of Wales’ Own (West Yorkshire Regiment) 2/6th Battalion Lance Corporal
British Army 242138 The Prince of Wales’ Own (West Yorkshire Regiment) 2/6th Battalion Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
John R Breaks son 1919
Betty Breaks daughter 1924
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Sarah Ann Breaks nee Varley mother
John Breaks father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Ralph Breaks brother 1886
Ada May Breaks sister 1888
Thomas Edward Breaks brother 1889
John Breaks brother 1891
Annie Breaks sister 1893
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Gertrude Jane Breaks nee Winterburn wife 31st December 1916
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
DateHeightSource
1915-11-27 5'6"

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Medal Index Card
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Keith22624

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Birth Recorded Leeds Registration District, Yorkshire Keith22624
Marriage Recorded Bradford Registration District, Yorkshire Keith22624
1939 National Registration Act Records Keith22624
Death Recorded Bradford Registration District, Yorkshire Keith22624
Death Recorded Bradford Registration District, Yorkshire Keith22624
Lives of the First World War website entry for H/47211 Ralph Breaks - 18th Hussaers Keith22624
Lives of the First World War website entry for 2nd Lt Thomas Edward Breaks - Labour Corps Keith22624
Lives of the First World War website entry for 57642 John Breaks - West Yorkshire Regiment Keith22624

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