1913372 Sapper

 

Patrick Carney

 

18 Bomb Disposal Company

 

Royal Engineers

 

Son of John Carney and of Elizabeth Carney nee Parker of Edgeworthstown, County Longford, Irish Republic

 

Died on the 8th January 1944. Aged 26

 

Buried at Salerno War Cemetery, Italy

 

Grave III D 37

 

Notes:

 

Sapper, P. Carney died whilst dealing with a 500lb British bomb fitted with a type 37 pistol. Sapper F.G. Biddle, Sergeant H. Evans BEM, Corporal J.A. Johnston, Sapper’s W. Pearn, G.W. Rice and Lieutenant B.M.M. Sinclair also died at this incident.