Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch  
D/JX 158782   Telegraphist Edward Henry Sidney Carson
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: HM Submarine Usurper, Royal Navy (British Navy)
Died: 12/10/1943 (Killed in Action)
Age: 20
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.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Plymouth Naval Memorial
  Plymouth, Devon, 
Grave Ref: Panel 81 Col 1
CWGC Casualty 2476706
The Memorial is situated centrally on The Hoe which looks directly towards Plymouth Sound. It is accessible at all times. Copies of the Memorial Register are kept at the Tourist Information Office at Island House.
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1 Plymouth War Memorial Edward Carson is commemorated on Panel 81
Cookstown District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2010-2019