World Wars I and II and Viet Nam

Wayne Lynn Bandy MUS 2C USN, assigned to the USS Arizona died during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. His name is found on the Pearl Harbor Memorial.

There is no known complete list of Americans killed in either World War. There is, however, a list of British and Australian deaths. The Debt of Honour Register, as reported by Derek Bandy, contains the following names:

The Great War (World War I)

A. Bandy, Lance Corporal, King’s Royal Rifle Corps, 18th Bn., died on Friday, August 23, 1918.

Albert Edward Bandy, Lance Corporal, Bedfordshire Regiment, 2nd Bn., died on Wednesday, March 1915, at the age of 18. He was the son of Albert Edward and Lizzie Maria Bandy of Cold Harbour, Harpenden, Herts.

A. E. Bandy, Private, Lancashire Fusilers, 10th Bn., died on Saturday, May 12, 1917.

George Bandy, Private, York and Lancaster Regiment 1st Bn., died on Friday, April 23, 1915.

Herbert George Bandy, Private, Northamptonshire Regiment, 6th Bn., died on Saturday, February 17, 1917.

J. Bandy, Private, The King’s Liverpool Regiment, 1st Bn., died on Friday, June 23, 1916, at the age of 19. He was the son of William Henry and Eleanor Jane Bandy of Atherton, Lancaster.

J. D. Bandy, Pioneer, Royal Engineers 134th Army Troops Coy., died on Thursday, August 3, 1916, at the age of 34. He was the son of Mrs. R. Bandy.

Joseph Sidney Bandy, Private, East Surrey Regiment died on Thursday August 22, 1918, at the age of 19. He was the son of Joseph and Jane Bandy of Ilford, Essex.

Joseph Thomas Bandy, Company Sargent Major, Queen’s Own Royal West Kent Regiment, 10th Bn., died on September 18, 1916, at the age of 34. He was the son of Mrs. Bandy of Buckingham.

W. E. Bandy, Private, Essex Regiment 9th Bn., died on Monday, October 8, 1917.

William George Bandy, Private, Norfolk Regiment 7th Bn., died on Monday, April 30, 1917.

World War II

Albert George Bandy, Private, Northamptonshire Regiment, 1st Bn., died on Wednesday, June 14, 1944, at the age of 24.

Frederick Alexander Bandy, Flight Sergeant, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, Air Bomber, 75 Sqdn., died on Sunday May 30, 1943.

Frederick Percy Bandy, Lance Corporal, Highland Light Infantry, City of Glasqow Regiment, 2nd Bn. Died on Tuesday, February 20, 1945, at the age of 21.

John Percy William Bandy, Sergeant, Royal Australian Air Force died on May 7, 1942, at the age of 23. He was the son of John and Hannah Beatrice Bandy, and the husband of Joyce Irene Bandy of St. Kilda, Victoria.

Four American soldiers named Bandy were killed in Vietnam. All died in 1968. Curtis Elbert Bandy (April 4, 1946 - May 6, 1968) SP4/Army of Denver, Colorado died of multiple fragmented wounds in Thua Thien. He had been in the Army for less than a year. He was married. Larry Gene Bandy (March 29, 1947 - August 1, 1968) SGT/Army of Kincaid, Illinois was killed by small arms fire in Thua Then. He had been in the Army for one year. He was single. Michael J. Bandy (April 9, 1947 - March 26, 1968) SGT/Army of Bridge, Louisiana died of multiple fragmented wounds in Binh Duong. He had been in the Army for less than a year. He was married. Raymond Douglas Bandy (October 18, 1932 - December 14, 1968) SSG/Army of Bandy, Virginia died from an explosive device in Dinh Dinh. He was married, and he had been in the Army for 16 years.