This 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.

The Duke Family Two generations of Edward and Rebecca Duke's family who served with the British Army during and after the 2 World Wars Read more>>

The Good Family: 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. Read More>>

Biography of a soldier who visited Bandon in 1915. Read More>>

Edward Reardan: Edward 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. Read More>>

More Stories will be added over time so keep watching this space!


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