4th Regiment, South African Infantry (South African Army)
03/04/1918 (Prisoner of War)
James Breen was the oldest son of son of John and Mary Eliza Breen. He was born about 1891. They were a farming family, living in Freughmore, Clogher. Private James Breen was serving with the 4th Regiment of the South African Infantry when he was captured. Private Breen died of wounds whilst a prisoner of war on 3rd April 1918, aged 28. Private James Breen is buried in Le Cateau Military Cemetery in France.
Le Cateau is a small town approximately 27 kilometres east-south-east of Cambrai. From Cambrai, take the N43 to its junction with D932, approximately 22.5 kilometres from Cambrai centre. Turn left at the junction and the cemetery lies on the right side, 400 metres along this road.