William Henry BREEZE

Regimental number39595
OccupationFarm hand
Next of kinGrandmother, Mrs J Hannah, Southbridge
Rank on embarkationPrivate
Unit nameNew Zealand Expeditionary Force, 21st Reinforcements, Canterbury Infantry Battalion, C Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Wellington on board Ulimaroa on 19 January 1917
Final rankPrivate
Final unitCanterbury Infantry Regiment
FateKilled in Action 17 April 1918
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsMessines Ridge (New Zealand) Memorial, Belgium
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
OWG gives final unit as 2nd New Zealand Entrenching Battalion. Parents: Mr & Mrs Harry Breeze, of Lyndhurst, Canterbury
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNominal Roll Vol. 3: Roll 52, p. 11

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