Thomas Healy

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 200158
  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Awards: Military Medal & Bar
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 4th/5th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 27.05.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: V. G. 65

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 15 John Street, Dundee
  • Occupation: Weaver, Cowgate Calender, Dundee
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:

    1 Brother

  • Spouse:

    Amelia Healy, 15 John St, Dundee

  • Children:

    Thomas, born 18.08.1913

More about Thomas Healy

Thomas Healy  MM and Bar   200158  Black Watch

Sergeant Thomas Healy, MM and bar, Black Watch, 15 John Street, has been killed in action.  The gallant sergeant had been three and a half years at the front.  Prior to enlistment he was employed in Cowgate Calender. A pathetic feature of Sergeant Healy’s death is the fact that his father, who is also on active service in France, came into contact with his son’s battalion the day after he was killed and attended the funeral service.  Deceased’s brother is serving with the colours, and at present is in hospital suffering with wounds.  This is the second time he has been wounded.

Dundee Courier 21st June 1918

Thomas Healy   200158   Black Watch

HONOUR TO DUNDEE SOLDIER.

Intimation has been received that Private Thomas Healy, whose wife resides at 7 Cochrane Street, Dundee, has been awarded the Military Medal for conspicuous gallantry on the field in carrying in wounded while under very heavy shell fire.

Private Healy, who is 21 years of age, enlisted in the Black Watch at the outbreak of war, and since then has come through scathless. Previous to enlistment he was a weaver.

Dundee Courier 16th December 1916

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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