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Monday, 27 January 2014

Kearney, Denis

Lieutenant Denis Kearney
was born on 15th February 1910.  

He was the son of Henry Ernest Kearney who in 1911 lived in house 14, Church Street, Downpatrick.  The head of family has his occupation recorded as an Assistant Bank Manager. 
On 20th August 1928 Kearney joined Northern Bank at Head Office.  Transfers followed to Dromore (1928), Falls (1930), Boyle (1932), Banbridge (1936), Antrim Road (1937), Magherafelt (1938) and Head Office (1939). 
Kearney was ‘Called up for Active Service’ on 2nd September 1939 into one of the Anti-Aircraft Regiments, Royal Artillery. 
On 7th January 1946 Kearney resumed duty with the Northern bank at Head Office.  Transfers followed on Relief Staff (1946 to 1949), Newry (1949), Fintona (1951), Head Office (1951), Portrush (1951), Londonderry (1955) and Grafton Street (1963). 

Northern Banking Company Limited, Londonderry


Kearney died on 26th April 1969.

On 27th January 2014 the writer noticed an 'Illuminated Address' book in the name of Henry E Kearney' for sale in Ballinderry Antiques, Lower Ballinderry Road, Upper Ballinderry, Lisburn, BT28 2EP.  Best price would have been circa £260.  The book had been produced on the transfer of Kearney from Downpatrick.





Northern Banking Company Limited, Downpatrick

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