324298 (6462813) Shane Brendan KEARNEY, MiD, 7 Parachute Regiment

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  1. CL1

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    Remembered Letchworth Hertfordshire

    324298 Lieutenant SHANE BRENDAN KEARNEY, Mentioned in Despatches, 7th Bn., Parachute Regiment, A.A.C. who died age 26 on 27 March 1945

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    Personal Number: 324298
    Army Number: 6462813
    Rank: Lieutenant
    Name: Shane Brendan KEARNEY, MiD
    Unit: Parachute Regiment


    London Gazette : 19 September 1944
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/36704/supplement/4310/data.pdf
    The undermentioned Cadets to be 2nd Lts.. 15th July 1944
    ARMY AIR CORPS.
    P.R.
    6462813 Shane Brendan KEARNEY (324298).

    London Gazette : 9 August 1945
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/37213/supplement/4054/data.pdf
    The KING has been graciously pleased to approve that the following be Mentioned in recognition of gallant and distinguished service in North West Europe:—
    Army Air Corps.
    Lt. S. B. KEARNEY (324298).
     
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    Casualty Details | CWGC
    Lieutenant SHANE BRENDAN KEARNEY
    Awards: Mentioned in Despatches
    324298, 7th Bn., Parachute Regiment, A.A.C.
    who died age 26
    on 27 March 1945
    Remembered with honour: REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY
    Grave Reference: 34. B. 4.
    Location: Germany
    Son of John A. and Mary K. Kearney, of New Barnet, Hertfordshire.
    His brother, Brendan Shane Kearney, also died on Service.
    Personal Inscription WITHIN THY SACRED HEART, DEAR LORD, MAY HIS PRECIOUS SOUL FIND REST


     
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    His MiD was for action in the Ardennes
     
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  7. David Woods

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    1st Parachute Battalion, North Africa, 23rd November 1942
    6462813 Pte. Shane Brendan Kearney, HQ Coy, Intelligence Platoon

    1st Parachute Battalion, North Africa, 11th March 1943
    6462813 Cpl. Shane Brendan Kearney, HQ Coy, Intelligence Platoon,
    wounded, Tamera Valley.
     
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