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Le Breton, R

St Sever Cemetery Extension

St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen.

Eldest son of Mr & Mrs P T Le Breton of 2 Dorset Street, St Helier, Jersey

Died at 11th Stationary Hospital in Rouen as a result of gas poisoning, aged 23 years.

NEWS ITEM in Jersey Evening Post of Friday 19 April 1918

Roll of Honour. Mr & Mrs Le Breton of 2 Dorset Street this morning received telegraphic information that their eldest son, Private R Le Breton of the Dorset Regiment, had died in hospital at Rouen on Tuesday last of gas shell poisoning. This sad news followed a wire which stated he had been admitted to the above hospital on 16 April dangerously ill and that permission to visit him could not be granted. The above gallant soldier was amongst the first volunteers in 1915 and will be remembered as a highly respected employee of Mr Frederick Baker. He was 23. We tender to the parents and other relatives our sincere sympathy in their sorrow.


Commonwealth War Graves Commission Record


Picture courtesy of Mike & Rosemarie Thomas


Raymond Le Breton

Private Raymond Le Breton
1st Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment

Notice of Death appears in Jersey Evening Post of Saturday 20 April 1918

Commemorated on Trinity Parish Memorial