James Edward (Jim) CARNEY

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CARNEY, James Edward

Service Numbers: NX47355 , NX47355
Enlisted: 28 August 1940, Enlisted Newcastle, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd/19th Infantry Battalion
Born: Kempsey, New South Wales, Australia, 18 July 1918
Home Town: Kempsey, Kempsey, New South Wales
Schooling: Warbro, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Died of Illness in Captivity - Prisoner of War, Burma, 30 November 1943, aged 25 years
Cemetery: Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery
A12.C.18
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Ballarat Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial
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World War 2 Service

28 Aug 1940: Enlisted Private, SN NX47355 , 2nd/19th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted Newcastle, NSW
28 Aug 1940: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN NX47355, 2nd/19th Infantry Battalion
18 Feb 1941: Involvement Private, SN NX47355 , 2nd/19th Infantry Battalion, Australia's Northern Periphery
7 Dec 1941: Involvement Private, SN NX47355 , 2nd/19th Infantry Battalion, Malaya/Singapore
15 Feb 1942: Imprisoned Prisoners of War
Date unknown: Discharged Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN NX47355, 2nd/19th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

James Edward CARNEY was born on 18th July, 1918 in Kempsey, NSW

His parents were Thomas Edward CARNEY & Maude Matilda RYDE who married in Kempsey in 1915

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IN MEMORIAM

CARNEY - In sad but loving remembrance of our darling son & brother, Private James Edward Carney who died whilst a prisoner of war in a Japanese camp in Burma on 30th November, 1943

"The voice we loved we hear no more

that voice is forever still

but oft in memory and in love

our eyes with tears will fill"

Inserted by his sorrowing Mother, Brothers & Sisters

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Biography contributed by Graham Prior

James Carney Crescent, West Kempsey is named for him

STREETS OF HONOUR - The Macleay Valley's Tribute to its silent heroes