We remember James Breaks

We remember James Breaks

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1891
sibling John H Breaks Source:9298706 1891
1893
sibling Amy A Breaks Source:9298706 1893
1895
birth Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland United Kingdom Source:7637180 Source:9298706 26th February 1895
1897
sibling Hilda Breaks Source:9298706 1897
1901
location 187 Kilmarnock Road, in the Pollokshaws area of Glasgow, Scotland United Kingdom parents address Source:9298706 31st March 1901
1901
dates Age 6 Source:9298706 31st March 1901
1913
location 'Rochester', Riverside Road, in the Newlands suburb of Glasgow, Scotland United Kingdom parents address Source:7637180 14th September 1913
1913
service Royal Navy Cadet Source:7637180 15th September 1913 - 1st August 1914
1914
dates Age 19 Source:7637180 2nd August 1914
1914
service Royal Navy Midshipman Source:7637180 2nd August 1914 - 14th September 1916
1916
dates Age 21 Source:7637180 31st May 1916
1916
service Royal Navy Sub-Lieutenant Source:7637180 15th September 1916 - 14th March 1918
1918
appointments Lieutenant Engineering Source:7637180 15th March 1918
1918
service Royal Navy Lieutenant (E) Source:7637180 15th March 1918
1918
dates Age 23 Source:7637180 11th November 1918
1922
marriage Phyllis Margaret Norah Breaks nee Hobbs Source:9298885 18th August 1922 - 1962
1922
dates Age 27 Source:7637180 18th August 1922
1923
children Dorothy M Breaks Source:9298851 1923
1926
children Phylidda J Breaks Source:9298851 1926
1928
children Elizabeth A Breaks Source:9298851 1928
1929
service Royal Navy Commander (E) Source:9298938 30th June 1929
1936
children James H L Breaks Source:9298851 1936
1939
dates Age 44 Source:9298730 September 1939
1939
location Bournemouth County Borough, Hampshire United Kingdom other group residence address Source:9298730 September 1939
1947
appointments Naval Aide-De-Camp to HM King George VI Source:9298949 2nd April 1947
1947
service Royal Navy Captain (E) Naval Aide-De-Camp to HM King George VI Source:9298949 2nd April 1947
1947
service Royal Navy Rear Admiral (E) Source:9298971 5th November 1947
1950
awards Commander of the British Empire (CBE) British Award/Decoration Source:9298960 8th June 1950
1962
dates Age 67 Source:9298885 September 1962
1968
dates Age 73 Source:9298733 March 1968
service Royal Navy Lieutenant Commander (E) Source:9298938
1968
death Not War Related James Breaks died in the year that would mark the 50th anniversary of the ending of the Great War. He was 73. St Marylebone Registration District, London United Kingdom Source:9298733 1968

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names James
Initials J
Last Name Breaks,
Source 9298960
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
'Rochester', Riverside Road, in the Newlands suburb of Glasgow, Scotland United Kingdom parents address known 14th September 1913
187 Kilmarnock Road, in the Pollokshaws area of Glasgow, Scotland United Kingdom parents address known 31st March 1901
Bournemouth County Borough, Hampshire United Kingdom other group residence address known September 1939
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Royal Navy Cadet
Royal Navy Midshipman
Royal Navy Sub-Lieutenant
Royal Navy Lieutenant (E)
Royal Navy Lieutenant Commander (E)
Royal Navy Commander (E)
Royal Navy Naval Aide-De-Camp to HM King George VI Captain (E)
Royal Navy Rear Admiral (E)
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
CBE, MIMechE British Award/Decoration
Commander of the British Empire (CBE) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Dorothy M Breaks daughter 1923
Phylidda J Breaks daughter 1926
Elizabeth A Breaks daughter 1928
James H L Breaks son 1936
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Mary Ann Breaks mother
John Breaks father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
John H Breaks brother 1891
Amy A Breaks sister 1893
Hilda Breaks sister 1897
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Phyllis Margaret Norah Breaks nee Hobbs wife 18th August 1922

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Official Records

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Royal Navy Officers: 1899 - 1919
Royal Navy Officers Medal Roll 1914-1920 Transcription Keith22624
British Royal Navy & Royal Marines, Battle of Jutland 1916 servicemen Transcription Keith22624
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Keith22624

External Evidence

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1939 National Registration Act Records Keith22624
Death Recorded St Marylebone Registration District, London Keith22624
Marriage Recorded Christchurch Registration District, Hampshire Keith22624
Death Recorded Portsmouth Registration District, Hampshire Keith22624
London Gazette 02 Jul 1929 Page 4361 - Promoted to Commander (E) Keith22624
London Gazette 13 Jun 1947 Page 2673 - Holding Rank of Captain RN Keith22624
London Gazette 08 Jun 1950 Page 2779 - Rear Admiral and CBE Keith22624
London Gazette 18 Nov 1947 Page 5449 - Promoted to Rear Admiral Keith22624
Lives of the First World War website entry for Captain John Horton Breaks - Royal Navy Keith22624

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HMS Monarch James Breaks served aboard at Jutland Keith22624

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