David Joseph Aherne, Ireland

Aherne Family Genealogy

Main street of Mallow, featuring the clocktower and the junction of Spa and Bridge streetsMain street of Mallow, featuring the clocktower and the junction of Spa and Bridge streets

Mallow Castle, Mallow, Cork, Ireland

Birth:  Apr. 15, 1902
Mallow
County Cork, Ireland
Death:  1945
Greater London, England
Married: Jean Marie Frankham in June 1936 in County Cork, Ireland, United Kingdom.
Children: Anne, Adrian, David Anthony, and Rose Marie Aherne-Conroy.He served in World War II with Allies. He was wounded, but hemorrhaged to death during the surgery probably in a hospital in London, England.

Ireland tried to stay neutral during World War II. And..the Irish named those that left Ireland to help fight with the British and Allies…deserters. But…David fought to help keep the Nazis from conquering the world. To me he was a hero…he was fighting for what he thought was right. If he had gone back to Ireland he would have been banned from any kind of government employment. David would have…

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