RAIDERS Carey, William Joseph

Tanky Challenor: SAS and the Met
By Harold Challenor MM, Alfred Draper

John Robertson

Administrator
Staff member
  • SURNAME
Carey
  • FORENAME
William Joseph
  • UNIT
1 Raider Bn
  • RANK
  • NUMBER
  • AWARD
Silver Star
  • PLACE
Guadalcanal 1942
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
born 20.10.1922, Albany, Albany County, New York, USA
father Robert J. Carey (1890-1941)
mother Mary (nee Anderson) Carey (1889-1958)
wife Rosemany (nee Travison) Carey (1925-2012)
sons, Robert Patrick Carey (1947-2017), Robert Joseph Carey (1954-2018)
from Albany County,New York
graduated Public School 20
graduated Christian Brothers Academy
played semi-pro football for Sacred Heart late 1930s
joined USMC 1941
 
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