With deep regret we report the death of Thomas Kenny who was one of the two survivors of the Niemba Ambush in which nine personnel from Number 2 Pl, A Coy 35 Inf bn were killed on 8 Nov 1960.

ripie notice:  The death has occurred of Thomas KENNY, Ballyfermot, Dublin

KENNY Thomas (Congo) – survivor of the Niemba Ambush, November 1960 (Ballyfermot, Dublin 10) October 30, 2021 – (peacefully) at Our Lady’s Hospice, in the presence his loving family. Beloved husband of the late Rose. He will be very sadly missed by his loving children and their spouses, grandchildren and their spouses, great-grandchildren, extended family, friends, and his 3 boys with the 4 legs.

May he rest in peace.

A private funeral has taken place. Donations, if desired, to Our Lady’s Hospice, Harold’s Cross, Dublin 6W or www.olh.ie.

“He is now walking in the forest and the birds are singing”

Date Published: Tuesday 2nd November 2021Date of Death: Saturday 30th October 2021