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2Lt John Joseph Breen.


timhog

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Hi one and all.

One more name from the Shoreham list.

2Lt John Joseph Breen. Royal Irish Regt. Pilot U/T. RAeC Cert 2103 18-11-1915.

Anyone help with any info on this man??

Tim.

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Matty.

I have now!! Just the sort of thing I am looking for, thanks a lot.

Tim.

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Who's Who 1955.

BREEN, Air Marshal John Joseph, C.B. 1942; O.B.E. 1935; R.A.F. (retd); b. 8 March 1896; s. of the late Inspector-General T.J. Breen, R.N., Inspector-Gen. of Hospitals and Fleets. Educated: Beaumont College; Trinity College, Dublin; RMC Sandhurst, Royal Irish Regiment 1915; seconded R.F.C., 1915; transferred to R.A.F., 1919; served European War, 1914-18, France and Italy, 1915-18 (despatches twice); R.A.F. Staff College 1925; commanded 84 squadron, Iraq, 1926-28, 33 squadron 1929-30; Imperial Defence College, 1931; Wessex Bombing Area, 1932-35; Sudan, 1935-38; War of 1939-45, A.O.C. No. 1 Bomber Group, 1940; Air Minisitry Dir. Gen of Peresonnel, 1941-44; Head of Post War Planning exec., 1944-45; retired list 1946.

Address: Blairfinde, Greystone, Co. Wicklow, Ireland. Club: Royal Air Force.

Hope this helps you a little.

Andy

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Andy.

Very good it all goes into the file thanks a lot.

Tim.

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