The AIF Project


Regimental number771
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
Address194 St Leonards Road, Ascot Vale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinBrother, Mr Breakell, Wolseley Parade, Kensington, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 22 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death22 May 1915
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialBirmingham (Lodge Hill) Cemetery (Plot B, Row 10, Grave No. 359), Warwickshire, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Mary BREAKELL
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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