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B518 - 1960 Army officers and Red Cross doctor leave for the Congo.

10/08/1960
08/10/1960
10 August 1960
Two Irish army officers appointed to the staff of General Carl Carlsson von Horn, Commander of the United Nations forces in the Congo. Colonel Harry W. Byrne, (formerly o/c 1st Brigade, Cork) appointed as Brigade Commander of the 32nd and 33rd Infantry battalions in the Congo and Comandant. Eamonn Doyle, member of the Signal Corps appointed to the operations staff of General von Horn. Picture shows: Chief Of Staff Colonel P. Hally, Colonel Harry W. Byrne; Commandant Eamonn Doyle and Major-General Sean McKeown prior to the two officers departure from Dublin Airport.

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10/08/1960<br />
08/10/1960<br />
10 August 1960<br />
Two Irish army officers appointed to the staff of General Carl Carlsson von Horn, Commander of the United Nations forces in the Congo. Colonel Harry W. Byrne, (formerly o/c 1st Brigade, Cork) appointed as Brigade Commander of the 32nd and 33rd Infantry battalions in the Congo and Comandant. Eamonn Doyle, member of the Signal Corps appointed to the operations staff of General von Horn. Picture shows: Chief Of Staff Colonel P. Hally, Colonel Harry W. Byrne; Commandant Eamonn Doyle and Major-General Sean McKeown prior to the two officers departure from Dublin Airport.