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Sapper Willie Pearn

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  • 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.


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