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Regimental number2573
Place of birthMoonta, South Australia
SchoolModel School, Adelaide, South Australia
AddressTaylor's Well via Pingelly, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation43
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Breaker, Taylor's Well via Pingelly, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 2 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 September 1917
Age at death from cemetery records45
Place of burialHooge Crater Cemetery (Plot IV, Row C, Grave 11), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Daniel and Mary BREAKER, Brookton, Western Australia. Born at Moonta, South Australia
Family/military connectionsCousin: 37092 Corporal George Ransom BREAKER, 11th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 20 May 1919.
Other details

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

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