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Lowdham Nottinghamshire
Harry was the son of Charles, a general carter and Eliza Breedon née Gratton of Prospect Villas Lowdham. Harry was born on 20th July 1897 and was christened in St Mary's Church Lowdham on 26th September 1897. Charles was born 1862 in Lowdham, Eliza Gratton in 1861 in Fulwood. Married in St Mary's Church Lowdham on 7th December 1886, they had 5 children, Arrol Gratton b.1884 Lowdham, Amos Gratton b.1886 Caythorpe, John Fred b.1892 Lowdham, Mabel b.1895 Lowdham, and Harry b.1897 Lowdham (Arrol and Amos have the name Gratton and may have been born to Eliza prior to her marriage to Charles but could still be his children.) In the 1911 census the family lived at Lowdham.
In 1911 he was a carter's assistant.
03 Nov 1917
620002 - CWGC Website
15th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Harry Breedon enlisted in Lowdham and died from wounds. He is buried in Dozinghem Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Grave Reference: 15.D.18
Two of Harry's brothers served during the Great War - Amos Gratton Breedon served with the Australian Army and was killed in action on 7th October 1917 in France. John Fred Breedon served with the 7th Battalion North Staffordshire Regiment and was killed in action on 21st January 1917 and is buried in Amara War Cemetery, Iraq.
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