O Carroll, M

  • Name on memorial: O Carroll, M
  • Memorial panel: Right
  • Full name: Michael O Carroll
  • Rank: Private
  • Service details: Oxford & Bucks Light Infantry
  • Age at death: 19
  • Date of death: 17/10/1956
  • Birth place: Banbury
  • Parents: John P and Olive B M O'Carroll
  • Mother's maiden name: Redford
  • Parents' marriage details: Banbury Sep-31
  • Wife: unknown
  • Wife's maiden name: unknown
  • Marriage details: unknown
  • Additional information:
    Source: British Cyprus Memorial Trust
    Pte Michael O'CARROLL is one of the 371 British Servicemen who died on active service during the four-year Cyprus Emergency April 1 1955 to April 18 1959, and whose name is among those remembered with honour on the British Cyprus Memorial. Serving with the Oxford & Bucks Light Infantry he was accidentally shot dead on guard duty on October 17 1956. Aged 19 from Banbury Oxon he is buried at Wayne’s Keep, the British military cemetery in Cyprus, Plot 11 Row A Grave 3.
    Remembered always by his brother John and sister Margaret.

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