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Patrick ‘Bob’ Gallagher (1944-1967) – Mayo’s Vietnam Hero
PATRICK ‘BOB’ GALLAGHER (1944-1967) – MAYO’S VIETNAM HERO On 12 March 2018, New York Senator Chuck E Schumer announced that the U.S. Navy will name one of its next destroyers, the Arleigh Burk-class DDG-127, after Marine Corporal Patrick ‘Bob’ Gallagher (1944-1967). This follows on from a remarkable campaign to have the Mayo-born Vietnam hero honoured. […]