Col Henry Hendley Bond

Henry Hendley was a career soldier with the Royal Artillery, like his father, entering the Royal Artillery academy in Woolwich when he was a teenager; he saw action in the Second BoerHe progressed to the ranks and was made Captain in April 1900, and had risen to the rank of Major by 1911, as recorded in the census of that year. Bond entered the war after the declaration and saw action at Salonika. In 1917, Lt Col Bond was awarded the Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O.) In addition to his army service, Henry was a keen cricketer, playing with the Europeans in India. Henry was ill for eighteen months before his death, from degenerative neurological disease. He passed away at Hampstead, Glasnevin in north Dublin.

1873 Jun 13 Born Ballymahon, Longford, Ireland, the son of Henry Bond, and his wife Mary Hendley. His father was a C aptain in Royal Artillery, who later rose to the rank of Major General. They lived initially in Moigh, Ballymahon, before moving the East Indies and later England (Solihull), before settling in Co. Cork.


1919 Died

CWGC Brevet Colonel BOND, H H Died 10/11/1919 Royal Field Artillery D S O Son of Mrs. M. E. Bond, of The Manor, Castlelyons, Fermoy.


British soldiers died in Ireland