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Captain 

David Alexander
BREESE


(nickname)

(Photo)

Born:

1920 Warrington, Cheshire, England

Service No.

264541

 

Regiment(s):

No.3 Parachute Squadron

591 Antrim Parachute Squadron

Military Notes:
Service Record:

28  Feb 1943 emergency commission

1 May 1947 promoted to Captain (already Acting Captain)

24 May 1957 promoted to rank of Captain with seniority 1 May 1947 

29 Dec 1959 awarded MBE in New Year Honours

27 April 1964 from active list of Territorial Army to be Major.

Family Notes:

son of Ralph Breese and his wife Rhoda Cameron Grant (m. 1919 Warrington)

Father of a son .

Civilian Occupation:

Liverpool University 1948 graduated with degree in architecture. 

Married:

./. 

Died:

29 Aug 2009 

Burial:

./. 

Cemetery / Memorial:

./. 

Links:

His account fo D-day can be found on the Paradata website (Click) whie serving in 3 Para Sqn.

Misc:

Queen's Territorial Efficiancy Decoration 11 Jan 1957

Awarded MBE on 29 Dec 1959 Queen's New Year honours.

President of the Royal Engineers Association of North Wales.

 

 

 




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