Healey, Patrick

Regimental Number: 2137659
Rank: Private
Branch: 2nd Depot Battalion, British Columbia Regiment

Patrick was born in Crookstown, Cork, Ireland on August 16, 1883. He settled in the Sexsmith area around 1915 and filed on homesteads at NW 32 (31)-73-4-W6 and 8-74-3-W6. Patrick was drafted at the end of 1917 and served only in England. He was discharged as being medically unfit (abscess of lung) in January of 1920. Patrick married Katie Hopkins later in life. In 1940, he sold his farm and moved to Vancouver, where he died in the Shaughnessy Hospital on March 1, 1945.

Sources: Wagon Trails Grown Over p. 190, 284, 1147; Buffalo Trails, p. 261