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I met you at the military exhibition at Sundays Well Gaol, Cork, last weekend. I spoke with you about an old War of Independence medal (Black & Tan) belonging to my late grand uncle. You kindly said you’d try check what part he played, however small, in the War of Independence.

His details are as follows:

Name: Edward Buckley
Address: 12 Well Lane, Cork (later Redemption Road,Cork);
Born: around 1890
Died: 1966
Trade in 1911: shop porter, also gunner in Cork RGA (Reserve Army?)

If you had any info on his activities, I’d be delighted to know. I was very young when he died, but I remember him as a friendly man.

Jim Fitzpatrick

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