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D/JX 158782   Telegraphist Edward Henry Sidney Carson
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Personal Details
Regiment/Service: HM Submarine Usurper, Royal Navy (British Navy)
Died: 12/10/1943 (Killed in Action)
Age: 20
Summary      
Edward H.S. Carson was the son of William J. & Olive V.M. Carson, Ballyronan. On 3rd October 1943 HMS Usurper, a U class submarine was believed to have been sunk by depth charges after being attacked by the German anti submarine vessel in the gulf of Genoa. Failing to return to Algiers, HMS Usurper was posted missing presumed lost with all hands on 12th October 1943. On board was Telegraphist Edward H.S. Carson, aged 20.
Telegraphist Edward Henry Sidney Carson
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Telegraphist Edward H.S. Carson was the son of William J. & Olive V.M. Carson, Ballyronan.
On 3rd October 1943 HMS Usurper, a U class submarine was believed to have been sunk by depth charges after being attacked by the German anti submarine vessel, UJ-2208/Alfred in the gulf of Genoa.
HMS Usurper
Failing to return to Algiers, HMS Usurper was posted missing presumed lost with all hands on 12th October 1943. On board was Telegraphist Edward H.S. Carson, aged 20.
He is commemorated at Plymouth Naval Memorial, Panel 81, Column 1.
Panel 81 of the Plymouth Naval Memorial.
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Relevant Cookstown Area Locations
No Location Region Location Notes Longtitude Latitude
1 Ballyronan Loop-Ballyronan CWGC lists parents in Ballyronan 54.710689 -6.540553
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1 Plymouth War Memorial Edward Carson is commemorated on Panel 81