60th anniversary marked with plaque for soldier

60th anniversary of Congo marked with plaque for soldier An Irish soldier who died in the Congo in 1960 was honoured at a ceremony in Blanchardstown in Dublin. Sergeant Hugh Gaynor was one of nine Irish soldiers killed in the Niemba Ambush, when an eleven-man Irish patrol was attacked by Baluba tribesmen four months into … Continue reading 60th anniversary marked with plaque for soldier