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Carney, Francis J. - Ens
NEWPORTERS RECEIVE WORD FROM SON
Ensign Francis J. Carney, Prisoner of Japanese, Writes He Is Well
Joseph P. Carney, plumbing inspector, and Mrs. Carney, of Annandale road, have received word from their son, Ensign Francis J. Carney, U. S. N., who is a prisoner of war in Japan, having been taken captive when the Japanese overran Guam in 1941.
Ensign Carney said he was sure that all here at home are doing their part to bring the war to a successful end. The card on which he wrote that message was sent June 3. It arrived here a few days ago.
Ensign Carney said he was in good health and spirits and hoped that all at home were well. He said that there were some Dutch prisoners with them.
Newport Mercury And Weekly News, Newport, RI 17 Dec 1943