Private Martin Henry Carney, son of George Elder Carney and Catherine Carney, of Sheffield, served with 156 Parachute Battalion.
Private Carney attended Parachute Training course 102 at RAF Ringway between 7 and 18 February 1944. The course report states; 'Keen, and confident, average performer.'
He took part in the Battle of Arnhem, during Op Market Garden.
Private Carney died on 21 September 1944, aged 22 years old. He is now buried at Oosterbeek War Cemetery, Arnhem.
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