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Joseph Francis HEALY

Regimental number5385
Place of birthLeeds, England
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address91 Rope Street, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation41.3
Next of kinFriend, M Riches, 91 Rope Street, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date13 November 1915
Place of enlistmentBlayney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 July 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Robert and Sandra Crofts
Discharge date29 December 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Euripides', 21 July 1917; disembarked Melbourne, 18 September 1917, for onward travel to Sydney; discharged (medically unfit: gun shot wound, left leg; overage), Sydney, 29 December 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to War Service.
Miscellaneous detailsSurname incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as HEALEY. Height and weight not recorded on Attestation Form.
Date of death15 August 1932
Age at death60
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis (R.C. Sec. 9, 5779), Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, HEALY Joseph Francis

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