(Service number 61033)
|First Rank||Last Rank|
|Date||28 May 1891||Place of Birth||Little River|
|Address at Enlistment||Morven P.O.|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Mr J. BRESLIN (father), Morven, South Canterbury|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||*October 1965||Age||75 years|
|Place of Death|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Waimate Old Cemetery|
|New Zealand Memorials|
James Breslin was the third son of John and Mary (née Slattery) Breslin. He was educated at Little river School and the Waihao Native School near Waimate.His brother John also enlisted and saw service overseas.
NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) 17 March 2018]; School Admission record (Waimate Branch NZSG) [18 March 2018]; Waimate Old Cemetery burial record (South Canterbury Branch NZSG cemetery records) [18 March 2018]; Timaru Herald, 16 June 1919 (Papers Past) [17 March 2018]
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Teresa Scott, SC branch NZSG
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