Nova Scotia Archives

Halifax Explosion: A List of those that Died

Fatality no.: 170
Name of Deceased Breen, James Irving
Date of Death 6 December 1917
Gender Male
Age 25
Occupation Able Seaman, HMCS Musquash
Religion Anglican
Identified by William Breen (father)
Buried Liscomb, Nova Scotia
Family Father William Henry Breen, mother Mary Jane née Spears; brother Samuel Gordon died on HMCS Musquash
Obituary Morning Chronicle - 14 December 1917 p. 9
Sources - City Directory 1918
- GANS list
- HRC: List
- Virtual War Memorial
- MG 23, Volume 78, c. 6787

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James Irving Breen was registered in the Halifax Explosion Death Registration Book 1917
no. 151 on page 25 below:

Rememberance Book Page 00025

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