John Francis HEALY

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HEALY, John Francis

Service Number: 441
Enlisted: 22 April 1915, Liverpool, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 20th Infantry Battalion
Born: Rockhampton, Queensland, 24 June 1895
Home Town: Marrickville, Marrickville, New South Wales
Schooling: Mount Morgan State School
Occupation: Carpenter
Died: Killed in Action, France, 2 May 1917, aged 21 years
Cemetery: Villers-Bretonneux Memorial
No known grave
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)*
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World War 1 Service

22 Apr 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 441, Liverpool, New South Wales
25 Jun 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 441, 20th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
25 Jun 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 441, 20th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Berrima, Sydney
13 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 441, 20th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC Gallipoli
23 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 441, 20th Infantry Battalion, Pozières
2 May 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 441, 20th Infantry Battalion, Bullecourt (Second)

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Biography

"Mr. and Mrs. M. Healy, of Linthorpe, Petersham-road, Marrickville, have been notified that their second son, Private John Francis Healy, has been killed in France. An elder brother, Morris, was killed at the landing on Gallipoli." - from the Sydney Morning Herald 04 Jun 1917 (nla.gov.au)