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Bernard Leavy

Rank: Sergeant
Street: 22 Water Street
Town/Village: New York City, New York
Civil Parish:
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Country: U.S.A.
Alternative Address: Monadarragh, Edgeworthstown, Co. Longford
Census 1901: Yes
Census 1911:
Regiment/Unit: Company 'K', 69th Infantry, later 165th Infantry [previously National Guard]
Regiment Number: 91179
Date of Death:

Bernard was born at Monadarragh, Edgeworthstown in 1881. He immigrated to New York in 1907. He enlisted in the National Guard on 7 March 1915 and was called up for military service on 24 July 1917. He served in Europe from 29 October 1917 to 25 April 1919. Bernard saw service in France including at Luneville, Baccarat, Esperance, Louain, Champagne-Marne, Aisne-Marne, St Mihiel and Essay-Pannes Sector. He was slightly wounded on 20 March 1918. According to his obituary in the Longford Leader, he distinguished himself by his bravery at Chateau-Thierry in July 1918. He was discharged on 7 May 1919. Bernard was well-known for the help he gave Longford people who went to New York. He died in 1942.

Parents Names: Son of John Leavy and Margaret Quinn, Monadarragh

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