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AOM3 Ira Benjamin Bandy
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Birth: Oct. 17, 1925
Craighead County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Oct. 25, 1944

Ira Benjamin Bandy was born on 27 Oct 1925 in Bay, Craighead Co., Arkansas to Ora Edward Bandy and Mary Frances (Sanders) Bandy.

Ira had the following siblings from this union:
Ava Belle Bandy,
Era Lee Bandy,
Clara May Bandy,
Albert Joseph "A.J." Bandy,
John Andrew Bandy,
William Asbury "W. A." Bandy,
Paul Edward Bandy,
Ora Edward "Olan" Bandy, Jr.,
Bartus Earl Bandy.

Ira Benjamin Bandy served his country in the United States Navy during World War II

Ira Benjamin Bandy was in the United States Naval Reserves. His rank was AOM3 and his
service number was 6310431.
He was listed as Aviation Ordinanceman 3rd Class and was lost at sea and listed as killed in action
(roll ww2c-27).

There has been a memorial put up at Fort McKinley, Manila, Phillipines for Ira Benjamin Bandy.

Family links: 
  Ora Edward Bandy (1874 - 1961)
  Mary Frances Sanders Bandy (1888 - 1941)
  Ava Belle Bandy Rodgers (1905 - 1991)*
  Era Lee Bandy (1908 - 1915)**
  Clara Mae Bandy Weaver (1909 - 1999)*
  Albert Joseph Bandy (1913 - 2003)*
  John Andrew Bandy (1915 - 1947)*
  Ira Benjamin Bandy (1925 - 1944)
  Bartus Earl Bandy (1927 - 1929)**
*Calculated relationship
Note: Entered the service from Arkansas.
Body lost at sea
Specifically: His body was lost in the Pacific Ocean.
Maintained by: Kate Wheeless
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56774647
AOM3 Ira Benjamin Bandy
Added by: Oris Dean Rodgers
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My Mom; Ava Belle Bandy Rodgers would tell me about you when I was young and when I graduated High school I was drafted and was honored to follow in your footsteps.
- Oris Dean Rodgers
 Added: Dec. 31, 2014
Rest in peace, Brother Ordnanceman.
- Wayland Williams
 Added: Jul. 30, 2012
 Added: Feb. 24, 2010

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