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LCOL John James Brereton
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Birth: Jan. 11, 1857
Paterson
Passaic County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Dec. 2, 1899, Philippines

 
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 Spouse:
  Mary Augusta Smith Brereton (1855 - 1893)*
 
 Children:
  Alice Eleanor Brereton (1887 - 1979)*
  Edwin Porter Brereton (1888 - 1958)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
A knightly soldier bravely dead. He followed Truth and found her with Danger's Sweetness round her, so loved her that he died for her.
 
Burial:
Cedar Lawn Cemetery
Paterson
Passaic County
New Jersey, USA
 
Maintained by: Friends of Cedar Lawn Ce...
Originally Created by: eobfindagrave
Record added: May 04, 2007
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LCOL John James Brereton
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LCOL John James Brereton
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LCOL John James Brereton
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John James Brereton was a graduate of the U. S. Military Academy at West Point, Class of 1877. A summary career biography of him is given in entry #2691 in Cullum's Biographical Register of the Graduates of the Military Academy; it is online.
- Bill Thayer (History of West Point)
 Added: Dec. 14, 2013
John J. Brereton, the son of Irish immigrants John and Ann Brereton, was born in Paterson, New Jersey. After graduating from West Point in 1877, he was posted to Ft. Supply in the Oklahoma territory, and put in command of one of several companies of India...(Read more)
- waldonia
 Added: Apr. 2, 2010

- Jen Snoots
 Added: Dec. 20, 2009
 
 
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