section features the stories of soldiers from the
Bandon area or with a connection to people in the
Bandon area. Their story is documented and includes
photographs and detailed biography.
generations of Edward and Rebecca Duke's family who
served with the British Army during and after the
2 World Wars Read
James and Elizabeth Good
(nee Bradfield) of Ballylangley, Bandon had
four sons, three of whom served during World War 1.
Robert the eldest of the family served with the Royal
Navy whilst the two youngest James and William served
in the army with the Royal Munster Fusiliers and The
Connaught Rangers respectively.
a soldier who visited Bandon in 1915. Read
Reardon was born in Bandon in 1887, son of Patrick and
Elizabeth nee Sweeney, Castle Rd. Bandon .He was one of
four brothers; Maurice the eldest, William and John who
served in the Royal Munster Fusiliers.
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