Nova Scotia Archives

Halifax Explosion: A List of those that Died

Fatality no.: 1260
Name of Deceased Breen, Samuel Gordon
Date of Death 6 December 1917
Gender Male
Age 22
Occupation Stoker, HMCS Musquash
Religion Anglican
Identified by William Breen (father)
Buried St. John's Cemetery, Halifax
Family Father William Henry Breen, mother Mary Jane née Spears; brother James Irvin died on HMCS Musquash
Obituary Morning Chronicle - 14 December 1917 p. 9
Sources - City Directory 1918
- GANS list
- HRC: List
- Virtual War Memorial

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Samuel Gordon Breen was registered in the Halifax Explosion Death Registration Book 1917
no. 1019 on page 169 below:

Rememberance Book Page 00169

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