18 Bomb Disposal Company
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.