Private William Breese

Private William Breese

Thanks to Jim Edwards for this research.

William Breese was born around 1885 in South Norwood, near Croydon. He was a private (Number G/13584) in 6th Battalion, The Queen’s (Royal West Surrey Regiment), which took part in the Arras Offensive for most of 1917. He died on 7th April and is commemorated on the Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais.

His widow, Elizabeth, lived at 9 Bentsbrook Road, North Holmwood.

Born                                 South Norwood

Husband of                       Elizabeth Breese

Regiment                          6th Battalion, The Queen’s Royal West Surrey Regiment
Number                             G/13584

Date of Death                    7th April 1917
Place of Death                   Arras, France
Cause of Death                 Killed in action

Age                                    32

Memorial                           Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais

 

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