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MET BROTHER ON CONGO JOURNEY

Leinster Leader 2 March 1963

Met brother on Congo journey
A Curragh N. C. O., who left on Saturday to take up duties with the United Nations Headquarters in the Congo had a re-union with his brother en route. He is Coy Sergt. Pat O'Malley of Camp Headquarters and the brother whom he met is Very Revd. John O'Malley, Parish Priest in Jos, Northern Nigeria.
C/S O'Malley, who is married and resides at Carna, Suncroft, has already done two tours of duty in the Congo. He went first as Coy Sergt. of C Company of the 34th Battalion and on the second occasion was in both the Congo and Tanganyika on administrative duties.
Another Curragh N.C.O. who left at the weekend on his third tour of duty in the Congo is Sergt. Jimmy Carroll of McDermott Barracks. Sergt. Carroll has already served in Africa with the Headquarters Companies of the 32nd and 36th Battalions.

 

Sgt. Pat O'Malley, Carna, Suncroft, had a re-union with his brother Very Revd. John O'Malley en route to the Congo


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