B519 - 1960 Advance party of the 33rd Battalion leaving Dublin route to the Congo
13 August 1960
Advance party of the 33rd Battalion leaving Dublin Airport on an Aer Lingus Viscount for Paris en route to the Congo. The party of two officers and seven N.C.O.s would arrange the reception in the Congo for the main body of the 33rd which was due to fly out the next week.
Picture shows C.Q.M.S. Patrick Murphy, Middleton, Co. Cork, a native of Charleville, Co. Cork, of "B" Company 33rd Battalion at Dublin Airport prior to departure for the Congo.
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