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Full Name: George Patrick Breeze
Rank Last Held: Private
Forename(s): George Patrick
Surname: Breeze
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 6/591
First Known Rank: Private
Next of Kin: John J. Breeze (father), Shoemaker, Hokitika, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: Koiterangi, New Zealand
Military District: Canterbury
Body on Embarkation: Main Body
Embarkation Unit: Canterbury Infantry Battalion
Embarkation Date: 16 October 1914
Place of Embarkation: Lyttelton, Canterbury, New Zealand
Vessel: Tahiti or Athenic
Destination: Suez, Egypt
Page on Nominal Roll: 75
Campaigns: Gallipoli
Last Unit Served: Canterbury Infantry Battalion
Place of Death: Gallipoli, Turkey
Date of Death: 7 August 1915
Age at Death: 23
Year of Death: 1915
Cause of Death: Killed in action
Memorial Name: Chunuk Bair (New Zealand) Memorial, Chunuk Bair Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey
Memorial Reference: Panel 12
Biographical Notes: Son of John I. & Margaret Breeze of Hokitika.
Archives NZ source: Military personnel file
Sources Used:
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL:
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