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451976   Private Joseph Breadon
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 58th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Canadian Army)
Date Of Birth: 08/11/1891
Died: 10/10/1920 (Unknown)
Age: 28
Joseph Breadon was the son of Thomas and Mary Breadon, of Alderwood, Fivemiletown, Co. Tyrone, Ireland. He was born on 8th November 1891 in Fivemiletown. The 1911 census records Joseph as 19, working on his fatherís farm at Alderwood, Fivemiletown. Joseph Breadon emigrated to Canada. He worked as a grocery clerk. Joseph enlisted on 23 July 1915 in Toronto. He was 24 and single. Private Joseph Breadon was served with the 58th Battalion of the Canadian Infantry and saw service in Europe. Joseph had married Sarah Breadon by the time of his death.Joseph died after the war of related injuries/illness on the 10th October 1920, aged 29.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Toronto St John Norway Cemetery
  Toronto, Ontario, 34
Grave Ref: Range 2. Sec. 8. Lot 3.
CWGC Casualty 426356
The cemetery is located in the East end of Toronto on the corner of Kingston Road (highway 2) and Woodbine Avenue. The Cemetery is very visible, and the main entrance is off Kingston Road.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Fivemiletown War Memorial WW1 - Panel 2 Fivemiletown
Local Institute / Local Book Details

No Name Page
1 Fivemiletown War Dead Book 80
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Breadon family Lists Joseph as age 9 living with the family at house 11 in Alderwood, Fivemiletown, Tyrone
2 1911 Census lists Breadon family Lists Joseph as age 19 living with the family at house 1 in Alderwood, Fivemiletown, Tyrone
3 Canadian Great War Project Details of Private Joseph Breadon
4 Canadian Virtual War Memorial Details of Joseph Breadon including grave photo
5 Joseph Breadon Attestation Papers Canadian Military documents (82 no.)
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2020