Nova Scotia Archives

Halifax Explosion: A List of those that Died

Fatality no.: 1260

Name of DeceasedBreen, Samuel Gordon
Date of Death6 December 1917
GenderMale
Age22
OccupationStoker, HMCS Musquash
ReligionAnglican
Identified byWilliam Breen (father)
BuriedSt. John's Cemetery, Halifax
FamilyFather William Henry Breen, mother Mary Jane née Spears; brother James Irvin died on HMCS Musquash
ObituaryMorning 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