1877143 Sapper

 

Willie Pearn

 

43 Bomb Disposal Section

 

Royal Engineers

 

Died on the 8th January 1944. Aged 24

 

Buried at Salerno War Cemetery

 

Grave III. D. 46

 

Note:

 

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

 

 

View of Salerno Cemetery