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




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.