Born Forrest Hill London England, CoE. Enlisted 11 November 1914 age 21, cook. Nok wife, Violet Healing 1 Cemetery Cottage Kings Highway Plumbstead, Kent England. Embarked at Brisbane 8 April 1915 per Star of England. Served in England and France 1916-1918. Discharged in England at his request 3 May 1919. Note: he enlisted as Healy and on 30 June 1917 reverted to his true name, Healing. Service medals: 1914-1915 Star, BWM and VM.