Nova Scotia Archives

Halifax Explosion: A List of those that Died

Fatality no.: 170

Name of DeceasedBreen, James Irving
Date of Death6 December 1917
GenderMale
Age25
OccupationAble Seaman, HMCS Musquash
ReligionAnglican
Identified byWilliam Breen (father)
BuriedLiscomb, Nova Scotia
FamilyFather William Henry Breen, mother Mary Jane née Spears; brother Samuel Gordon died on HMCS Musquash
ObituaryMorning 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