Carrick-on-Suir Family's Military Record ; Capt. Chris F. Healy, M.C.

The Waterford News - 27th of July 1917, Page 8

Carrick-on-Suir Family's Military Record ; Capt. Chris F. Healy, M.C.
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Coy. Sergt.-Major T. J. Garbery, of the 13th Middlesex Regiment, has won the D.C.M. Prior to becoming attached to the Middlesex Regiment he was in the 7th Dragoon Guards, and he has seen action since the very begining of the war. His brother, the late Corporal F. R. Gorbey, Royal Irish Regiment, also won the D.C.M., and was killed in action. A third brother, Pte. R. S. Gorbey, Irish Guards, was awarded the, Military Medal in September, 1916. All the above-named soldiers are sons of the late Mr. J. W. Gorbey Carrick-on-Suir.


Capt. Christ F. Healy, M.C., of the Dublin Fusiliers, son of Mr Wm. Healy, Main Street, Carrick-on-Suir, was home on a few days’ leave lately, and looked fit and well. On his way back to the front Capt. Healy was decorated by the King at Buckingham Palace with the Military Cross, which was awarded to him some ago for conspicuous bravery and devotion to duty. Capt. Healy was wounded at Gallipoli. and has been in the thick of the heavy fighting on the Western front since the beginning of the war.

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