James Brett

 
James
Brett
Date of Birth
Place of Birth
Rochestown, Old Ross, Co. Wexford
Alias
James Jnr
Address
370 Bannerman Ave, Winnipege, Manitoba, Canada.
Service No.
148734
Enlisted
Manitoba, Canada
78th
Date of Death
Age
21
Circumstances of Death
Missing presummed dead after action near the Village of Hallu, France.
Other Biographical Details

Son of James (1869-1926) and Mary Margaret Brett née Sweeney (1871-1945) both born Co. Wexford. Residents of  house 12 in Rochestown, Wexford in 1901 census. Moved to City of Winnipeg, Canada c. 1903. He was recorded as missing in action at a battle near Hallu, as part of the Battle of Amiens, and his name is recorded on the Vimy memorial. Both father and son enlisted. James Snr. survived and was discharged on 1st April 1919.