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Place of Birth: Broughton, Yorkshire
Service No: 58681
Regiment / Corps / Service: Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)
Battalion / Unit: 228th Coy
Division: 39th Division
Date of Death: 1917-07-24
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: III. I. 29.
CWGC Cemetery: ESSEX FARM CEMETERY
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: EARBY, YORKSHIRE
Herbert Healey was the son of John Robert and Sarah Healey, née Shaw. John was born at Helpston, Northamptonshire and Sarah at Colne, Lancashire.
1901 Earby, Yorkshire Census: 12, Mill Brow - Herbert Healey, aged 5 years, born Broughton, Yorkshire, son of John and Sarah Healey.
1911 Earby, Yorkshire Census: 12, Mill Brow - Herbert Healey, aged 15 years, born Broughton, Yorkshire, son of John and Sarah Healey.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Herbert Healey, 58681, M.G.C.
British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Pte Herbert Healey, 58681, M.G.C. Deid [sic] of Wounds 24.7.17.
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Pte Herbert Healey, 58681, 228th Co. M.G.C. Date and Place of Death: 24.7.17. Wounds. France. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Mother Sole Legatee - Sarah £5 19s. 6d.
‘Earby in the First World War’ by Stephanie Carter, published by Earby & District Local History Society (2014).
‘Our Finest Crop’ by Steven Marshall, published by Earby & District Local History Society (2020).
Data Source: Craven’s Part in the Great War - original CPGW book entryView Entry in CPGW Book
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record:
HEALEY, Herbert, aged 21, M.G.C., 12, Mill Brow, [Earby], died of wounds and gas poisoning July 24, 1917.
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Private Herbert HEALEY
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 39th Division
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