Film Zulu Dawn:General Lord Chelmsford: For a savage, as for a child, chastisement is sometimes a kindness. Sir Henry Bartle Frere: Let us hope, General, that this will be the final solution to the Zulu problem.
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HEALY, MICHAEL F
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|Subject: HEALY, MICHAEL F Wed Feb 18, 2015 8:04 pm|| |
HEALY, MICHAEL F (8/3/1839- 30/4/1921)
"Born on 8/3/1839 he qualified MRCVS (London) on 1/5/1862. During 1879 he saw service with his regiment in Natal during the Zulu War of that year. He was attached to the column (with T A Killick) which advanced into Zululand along the coast under General Crealock. The other veterinarian in this column was V s Killick. He died on 30/4/1921."
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|Subject: Re: HEALY, MICHAEL F Wed Feb 18, 2015 8:21 pm|| |
He was attached to Head-Quarters and in veterinary charge of Crealock’s Division from the end of March 1879, to its break-up at the end of September 1879. During the last three months the other officers of his department being invalided, veterinary surgeon Healy was in sole charge.
Date of Birth - 8th March 1839
Veterinary Surgeon - 30th June 1863
Veterinary Surgeon (1st Class) (Ranking with Captain) - 1st November 1879
South African War - 1879 - Zulu Campaign. Mentioned in Despatches. Medal with Clasp.
Source ‘1884 Army List’ (p 1004 & 1291)
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|Subject: Veterinary Surgeon Michael F. Healy Wed Feb 18, 2015 9:25 pm|| |
Veterinary Surgeon Michael F. Healy when he was with the 15th Hussars prior to being attached to "M"/6 Royal Artillery in the Zulu War.[You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]
HEALY, MICHAEL F