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Wadsworth, Robert
11 April 1975 (21) Protestant
Status: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot by British Army (BA) immediately after being involved in gun and bomb attack on Jubilee Arms, Lavinia Street, off Ormeau Road, Belfast.
Wakeham, Roberta
12 October 1984 (45) nfNIB
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in time bomb attack at Conservative Party Conference, Grand Hotel, Brighton, Sussex, England.
Walker, David
12 July 1971 (30) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by sniper, while leaving British Army (BA) observation post, Northumberland Street, Lower Falls, Belfast.
Walker, David
21 June 1973 (16) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA)
Found shot in entry off O'Neill Street, Falls, Belfast.
Walker, Joseph
03 December 1973 (18) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot during attempted ambush of British Army (BA) mobile patrol, The Rath, Central Drive, Creggan, Derry.
Walker, Thomas
30 January 1974 (36) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Shot at his home, Gosford Place, off McClure Street, Belfast. Alleged informer.
Walker, Robert
05 January 1976 (46) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Republican Action Force (RepAF)
Shot shortly after his firm's minibus stopped at bogus vehicle check point while travelling home from work, Kingsmills, near Bessbrook, County Armagh.
Walker, Edward
11 June 1976 (20) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Association (UDA), Killed by: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC)
Shot while travelling in stolen car along Doagh Road, Newtownabbey, County Antrim.
Walker, Francis
25 June 1976 (17) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Republican Action Force (RepAF)
Shot during gun attack on Walker's Bar, Lyle Hill Road, Templepatrick, County Antrim.
Walker, Robert
18 August 1976 (32) Protestant
Status: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Found shot by the side of Flush Road, off Crumlin Road, Belfast. Ulster Defence Association (UDA) / Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF) feud.
Walker, Sean
21 March 1980 (18) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died two weeks after being injured in remote controlled bomb attack on British Army (BA) foot patrol, Crossmaglen, County Armagh.
Wallace, John
24 May 1973 (32) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed by remote controlled bomb, detonated when British Army (BA) foot patrol were searching house, Cullaville, County Armagh.
Wallace, William
09 November 1973 (62) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Killed during bomb attack on Sunflower Bar, Corporation Street, Belfast. He was a passer-by at the time of the explosion.
Wallace, Agnes
19 April 1979 (40) Protestant
Status: Prison Officer (PO), Killed by: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA)
Shot during sniper and grenade attack, outside Armagh Prison, Armagh.
Wallace, Aidan
22 December 1991 (22) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Freedom Fighters (UFF)
Shot during gun attack on Devenish Arms, Finaghy Road North, Belfast.
Waller, Archibald
29 November 1975 (23) Protestant
Status: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot while sitting in parked car outside social club, Downing Street, Shankill, Belfast. Internal Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF) feud.
Waller, Kevin
16 September 1982 (20) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA)
Killed by remote controlled bomb, hidden in drainpipe, detonated when British Army (BA) foot patrol passsed Cullingtree Walk, Divis Flats, Belfast.
Waller, Stephen
30 December 1992 (23) Protestant
Status: Royal Irish Regiment (RIR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot at his home, Westland Crescent, off Cavehill Road, Belfast.
Walmsley, George
02 March 1973 (52) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Republican group (REP)
Shot shortly after leaving Orange Hall, Ligoniel Road, Belfast.
Walsh, Liam
13 October 1970 (35) nfNIRI
Status: Saor Eire (SE), Killed by: Saor Eire (SE)
Died in premature bomb explosion on railway embankment at the rear of McKee Irish Army base, off Blackhorse Avenue, Dublin.
Walsh, Leslie
04 February 1974 (19) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in time bomb attack on British Army (BA) coach travelling along M62 motorway, Yorkshire, England.
Walsh, Martin
09 January 1977 (28) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed by booby trap bomb left in shop, Gortnacarrow, near Newtownbutler, County Fermanagh.
Walsh, George
31 July 1979 (51) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA)
Shot from passing car while sitting in stationary car, outside Armagh Courthouse, Armagh.
Walsh, Oliver
12 November 1980 (39) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed by land mine while travelling in his car, Lislea, near Camlough, County Armagh. Mistaken for undercover Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) mobile patrol.
Walsh, Damian
25 March 1993 (17) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Freedom Fighters (UFF)
Shot at his workplace, Dairy Farm Shopping Centre, Twinbrook, Belfast.
Walshe, John
17 May 1974 (27) nfNIRI
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Killed when car bomb exploded Talbot Street, Dublin.
Walton, John
02 July 1974 (27) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed by booby trap bomb hidden in derelict house while on British Army (BA) foot patrol, Carrickgallogly, near Belleek, County Armagh.
Ward, James
11 December 1972 (53) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot as he walked past North Queen Street Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) / British Army (BA) base, Belfast.
Ward, Thomas
17 May 1973 (34) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot during bomb and gun attack on Jubilee Arms, Lavinia Street, off Ormeau Road, Belfast.
Ward, Michael
01 April 1982 (29) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by sniper while travelling in British Army (BA) civilian type van, shortly after leaving Rosemount British Army (BA) / Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) base, Derry.
Ward, Harry
10 October 1991 (42) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Association (UDA), Killed by: Irish People's Liberation Organisation (IPLO)
Shot during gun attack on Diamond Jubilee Bar, Shankill Road, Belfast.
Ward, Samuel
31 October 1992 (30) Catholic
Status: Irish People's Liberation Organisation Belfast Brigade (IPLOBB), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot while inside Sean Martin Gaelic Athletic Association Club, Beechfield Street, Short Strand, Belfast.
Wardlow, Thomas
29 May 1972 (32) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot from passing car while walking along Millfield, Belfast.
Ware, Simon
17 August 1991 (22) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in land mine attack on British Army (BA) foot patrol, Carrickrovaddy, near Cullyhanna, County Armagh.
Warnock, John
04 September 1971 (18) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA)
Killed in land mine attack on British Army (BA) mobile patrol passing Derrybeg Park, Newry, County Down.
Warnock, Robert
13 September 1972 (18) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Association (UDA), Killed by: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC)
Shot by off duty Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) member during attempted armed robbery at Hillfoot Bar, Glen Road, Castlereagh, Belfast.
Warnock, William
16 October 1972 (15) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Association (UDA), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Knocked down by British Army (BA) Armoured Personnel Carrier, while at barricade during street disturbances, Newtownards Road, Belfast.
Warnock, John
02 August 1988 (45) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed by booby trap bomb attached to his car outside Lisburn Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) base, County Antrim.
Warnock, Ian
19 November 1992 (27) Protestant
Status: Royal Irish Regiment (RIR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot while sitting in his stationary car outside his wife's workplace, Moypark factory, Seagoe, Portadown, County Armagh.
Wasson, John
06 September 1983 (61) Catholic
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA)
Off duty. Shot outside his home, Dukes Grove, off Cathedral Road, Armagh.
Watkins, Alan
03 August 1976 (20) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA)
Shot by sniper while on British Army (BA) foot patrol, Dungiven, County Derry.
Watson, Norman
10 August 1971 (53) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot while driving along Irish Street, Armagh.
Watson, Charles
11 July 1972 (21) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Found shot off Carlisle Circus, Belfast.
Watson, William
20 November 1972 (28) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed by booby trap bomb in derelict house, Cullyhanna, County Armagh.
Watson, Joseph
29 July 1976 (65) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Killed in bomb attack on Whitefort Inn, Andersonstown Road, Andersonstown, Belfast.
Watson, Christopher
19 July 1980 (20) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot while in Village Inn, Rosemount, Derry.
Watson, Charles
22 May 1987 (35) Protestant
Status: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot at his home, Downpatrick Road, Clough, County Down.
Watson, Barry
21 December 1991 (25) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish People's Liberation Organisation (IPLO)
Shot during gun attack on Donegall Arms, Roden Street, Village, Belfast.
Watt, Bernard
06 February 1971 (28) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot during street disturbances, Chatham Street, Ardoyne, Belfast.
Watt, Sidney
20 July 1973 (36) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot outside his home, Ballintemple, near Meigh, County Armagh.
Watters, Kirk
17 February 1974 (19) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Association (UDA), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot during street disturbances, Belvoir Street, off Newtownards Road, Belfast.
Watters, Hugh
19 December 1975 (60) nfNIRI
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Red Hand Commando (RHC)
Killed in car bomb explosion outside Kay's Tavern, Crowe Street, Dundalk, County Louth.
Watters, Alexander
16 March 1977 (62) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: not known (nk)
Shot while cycling along road between Tobermore and Draperstown, County Derry.
Watters, Brendan
08 August 1984 (24) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died in premature bomb explosion in house, Barcroft Park, Newry, County Down.
Watters, Martin
24 August 1991 (27) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Found beaten to death, in River Lagan, by Queen's Road, Lisburn, County Antrim.
Watterson, Peter
29 January 1973 (15) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Shot from passing car as he stood outside shop, junction of Falls Road and Donegall Road, Falls, Belfast.
Watton, Nigel
11 February 1987 (18) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot near his home, Ballybogey, near Ballymoney, County Antrim.
Watts, Carol
06 December 1982 (25) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA)
Killed by time bomb left in disco at Droppin Well Bar, Ballykelly, County Derry.
Waugh, Michael
04 February 1974 (22) nfNIB
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in time bomb attack on British Army (BA) coach travelling along M62 motorway, Yorkshire, England.
Webb, Noel
17 April 1979 (30) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed by remote controlled bomb hidden in parked van, detonated when Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) mobile patrol drove past, Bessbrook, County Armagh
Webb, Joseph
17 September 1986 (28) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Protestant Action Force (PAF)
Shot at his amusement arcade, Smithfield, Belfast.
Webster, Andrew
09 May 1979 (20) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed by remote controlled bomb hidden in derelict block of flats, while on British Army (BA) foot patrol, Norglen Gardens, Turf Lodge, Belfast.
Welsh, Alan
12 March 1973 (16) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Association (UDA), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Died one week after being injured in premature explosion at derelict shop, Woodstock Road, Belfast.
Westmacott, Herbert
02 May 1980 (28) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Undercover British Army (BA) member. Shot during gun battle at house, Antrim Road, Belfast.
Weston, Gerry
22 February 1972 (38) nfNIB
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA)
Catholic chaplain to British Army. Killed in bomb attack on British Army (BA) base, Aldershot, England.
Weston, Edwin
14 February 1973 (20) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by sniper while on British Army (BA) foot patrol, Divis Street, Lower Falls, Belfast.
Wethers, Wilfred
20 December 1990 (46) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot by sniper, while driving his car near to his home, Waringstown, County Down.
Whalley, Stephen
04 February 1974 (18) nfNIB
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Injured in time bomb attack on British Army (BA) coach travelling along M62 motorway, Yorkshire, England. He died 7 February 1974.
Whalley, Stephen
21 November 1974 (21) nfNIB
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed when bombs exploded almost simultaneously in two public houses, Mulberry Bush and Tavern in the Town, Birmingham, England.
Wheedon, Gareth
12 November 1978 (19) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died four days after being injured by remote controlled bomb attached to gate, detonated when British Army (BA) foot patrol passed, Blaney Road, Crossmaglen, County Armagh.
White, Samuel
06 December 1972 (32) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Republican group (REP)
Found shot, Lisbon Street, Short Strand, Belfast.
White, Peggy
17 May 1974 (45) nfNIRI
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Killed when car bomb exploded Church Square, Monaghan, County Monaghan.
White, Larry
10 June 1975 (25) nfNIRI
Status: Saor Eire (SE), Killed by: Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA)
From County Cork. Shot near his home, Orrey Road, Gurranabrahar, County Cork.
White, Nicholas
13 March 1976 (34) nfNI
Status: ex-British Army (xBA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Youth worker. Shot at youth club, Alliance Avenue, Ardoyne, Belfast.
White, David
03 December 1979 (35) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Freedom Fighters (UFF)
Shot at his home, Brooke Crescent, off Black's Road, Belfast.
White, Albert
18 June 1982 (60) Catholic
Status: ex-Royal Ulster Constabulary (xRUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Civilian employed by the Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC). Shot while driving his car, near to his home, Balmoral Park, Newry, County Down.
White, Malcolm
12 August 1984 (26) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in land mine attack on Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) mobile patrol, Crockanboy, Greencastle, County Tyrone.
White, Keith
14 April 1986 (20) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC)
Died 15 days after being shot by plastic bullet, during street disturbances, Woodhouse Street, Portadown, County Armagh.
White, Fred
15 August 1998 (60) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: real Irish Republican Army (rIRA)
Killed in car bomb explosion, Market Street, Omagh, County Tyrone. Inadequate warning given.
White, Bryan
15 August 1998 (26) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: real Irish Republican Army (rIRA)
Killed in car bomb explosion, Market Street, Omagh, County Tyrone. Inadequate warning given.
Whitelock, Arthur
25 August 1972 (24) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by sniper while on British Army (BA) foot patrol, Moyola Drive, Shantallow, Derry.
Whitten, Robert
19 June 1977 (73) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA)
Magistrate. Died three months after being shot from passing car while walking along Thomas Street, Portadown, County Armagh.
Whitten, William
03 August 1979 (65) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died six weeks after being injured in bomb attack on Marine Hotel, Ballycastle, County Antrim. He was wounded on 19 June 1979. Inadequate warning given.
Whitters, Paul
25 April 1981 (15) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC)
Died 10 days after being shot by plastic bullet, Great James Street, Derry.
Whyte, John
01 January 1974 (24) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot during sniper attack on British Army (BA) mobile patrol, McClure Street, off Ormeau Road, Belfast.
Whyte, Margaret
12 April 1984 (51) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Killed by time bomb left on the windowsill of her home, University Street, Belfast.
Wiggans, Gabriel
12 September 1979 (56) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot at his home, Springfield Road, Belfast.
Wilkins, Roger
11 October 1971 (32) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died two weeks after being shot while on British Army (BA) foot patrol, Letterkenny Road, Derry.
Wilkinson, Ronald
23 September 1973 (30) nfNIB
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died six days after attempting to defuse bomb outside office block, Highfield Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, England.
Wilkinson, Stephen
20 August 1988 (18) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in land mine attack on British Army (BA) coach, Curr, near Ballygawley, County Tyrone.
Willets, Michael
25 May 1971 (27) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed by time bomb left inside Springfield Road Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) / British Army (BA) base, Belfast.
Williams, John
14 July 1972 (22) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot during gun battle, Alliance Avenue, Ardoyne, Belfast.
Williams, Terence
05 May 1973 (35) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed by booby trap bomb while on British Army (BA) foot patrol, Moybane, near Crossmaglen, County Armagh.
Williams, Theodore
18 November 1975 (49) nfNIB
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed by bomb thrown into Walton's Restaurant, Walton Street, Chelsea, London.
Williams, Neil
06 December 1982 (18) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA)
Off duty. Killed by time bomb left in disco at Droppin Well Bar, Ballykelly, County Derry.
Williams, Michael
01 January 1986 (24) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed by remote controlled bomb hidden in litter bin, detonated when Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) foot patrol passed, Thomas Street, Armagh.
Williams-Wynn, Robert
14 July 1972 (24) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by sniper during gun battle, Lenadoon, Belfast.
Williamson, George
17 May 1974 (72) nfNIRI
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Killed when car bomb exploded Church Square, Monaghan, County Monaghan.
Williamson, Fred
07 October 1982 (33) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA)
Off duty. Shot by sniper while driving to work, Kilmore, near Armagh. Car went out of control and hit Elizabeth Chambers' car coming in opposite direction causing her death.
Williamson, Shaw
06 December 1982 (20) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA)
Off duty. Killed by time bomb left in disco at Droppin Well Bar, Ballykelly, County Derry.
Williamson, George
23 October 1993 (63) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed by bomb which exploded prematurely in shop, during attack on the upstairs Ulster Defence Association (UDA) office, Shankill Road, Belfast.
Williamson, Gillian
23 October 1993 (49) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed by bomb which exploded prematurely in shop, during attack on the upstairs Ulster Defence Association (UDA) office, Shankill Road, Belfast.
Williamson, Reginald
24 February 1993 (47) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Killed by booby trap bomb attached to his car while travelling along Lislasley Road, near Loughgall, County Armagh.
Willis, James
04 October 1974 (33) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot while on his way to work, Moonstone Street, off Lisburn Road, Belfast. Catholic workmate intended target.
Willis, Peter
17 July 1975 (37) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed by remote controlled bomb, hidden in milk churn, detonated when British Army (BA) foot patrol passed, Tullydonnell, near Forkhill, County Armagh.
Willis, Joshua
24 July 1990 (35) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in land mine attack on Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) armoured patrol car, Killylea Road, Armagh.
Wilson, Denis
07 December 1971 (31) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot at his home, Curlagh, near Caledon, County Tyrone.
Wilson, Mervyn
14 January 1973 (23) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed by booby trap bomb attached to Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) patrol car, Harbour Square, Derry.
Wilson, Michael
15 June 1973 (18) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Association (UDA), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Shot at the home of his relative, Ulster Defence Association leader Tommy Herron, Ravenswood Park, Braniel, Belfast. Internal Ulster Defence Association dispute.
Wilson, Paddy
26 June 1973 (39) Catholic
Status: Civilian Political Activist (CivPA), Killed by: Ulster Freedom Fighters (UFF)
Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP) Stormont Senator and Councillor. Together with his secretary, found stabbed to death in quarry, Hightown Road, near Belfast, County Antrim.
Wilson, Cyril
17 March 1974 (37) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by sniper while on Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) mobile patrol, Rathmore, Craigavon, County Armagh.
Wilson, Edward
26 January 1975 (16) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Air Cadet. Killed by booby trap bomb at Air Training Corps premises, Old Cavehill Road, Belfast.
Wilson, William
14 February 1976 (57) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Republican group (REP)
Died one month after being injured during bomb attack on his home, Fortwilliam Parade, Skegoneill, Belfast. He was wounded on 17 January 1976.
Wilson, Joseph
26 October 1976 (55) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot at his workplace, supermarket, Eglish Street, Armagh.
Wilson, George
19 October 1977 (64) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot at his home, Ainsworth Pass, Shankill, Belfast.
Wilson, William
17 December 1979 (58) Protestant
Status: Prison Officer (PO), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot outside Buffs Social Club, Century Street, off Crumlin Road, Belfast.
Wilson, Richard
06 January 1980 (21) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in land mine attack on Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR) mobile patrol, Burren Bridge, near Castlewellan, County Down.
Wilson, Fred
11 April 1980 (43) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty reservist. Shot on his way to work, Franklin Street, Belfast.
Wilson, Gordon
21 February 1983 (29) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed by remote controlled bomb, hidden in derelict building, while on Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) foot patrol, Lower English Street, Armagh.
Wilson, David
20 November 1983 (44) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Catholic Reaction Force (CRF)
Shot in the entrance hall to Mountain Lodge Pentecostal Church, Darkley, near Keady, County Armagh.
Wilson, William
20 May 1985 (28) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed by remote controlled bomb, hidden in parked trailer, detonated when Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) mobile patrol passed, Killeen, County Armagh.
Wilson, David
17 May 1986 (39) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot while driving his firm's van, Donaghmore, County Tyrone.
Wilson, Austin
23 March 1987 (35) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed by booby trap bomb hidden in briefcase, which exploded when called to the scene of a shooting at the car park of Magee College of Further Education, Rock Road, Derry.
Wilson, Thomas
24 June 1987 (35) Catholic
Status: Civilian Political Activist (CivPA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Workers' Party activist. Found shot, in entry, off Rodney Parade, Falls, Belfast. Alleged informer.
Wilson, Marie
08 November 1987 (20) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed by time bomb which exploded near war memorial, during Remembrance Day ceremony, Enniskillen, County Fermanagh.
Wilson, Stephen
18 November 1989 (23) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed by remote controlled bomb hidden in derelict cottage, detonated when British Army (BA) mobile patrol passed, Mayobridge, County Down.
Wilson, Donna
07 November 1992 (30) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Beaten to death at her home, Annadale Flats, Ballynafeigh, Belfast.
Wilson, David
14 May 1994 (27) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed during bomb attack on British Army (BA) permanent Vehicle Check Point (VCP), Castleblaney Road, Keady, County Armagh.
Wilson, Lorraine
15 August 1998 (15) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: real Irish Republican Army (rIRA)
Killed in car bomb explosion, Market Street, Omagh, County Tyrone. Inadequate warning given.
Wilson, Peter
01 August 1973 (21) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Abducted somewhere in the St. James area, Belfast. His remains eventually found by information supplied anonymously, buried in land at foreshore, Waterfoot, County Antrim, on 2 November 2010.
Windsor, Stephen
06 November 1974 (26) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by sniper while on British Army (BA) foot patrol, Crossmaglen, County Armagh.
Winkler, Michael
15 June 1988 (31) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Killed by booby trap bomb attached to British Army (BA) minibus, Market Square, Lisburn, County Antrim.
Winstone, Grenville
19 May 1981 (27) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in land mine attack on British Army (BA) Armoured Personnel Carrier, Chancellor's Road, Altnaveigh, near Bessbrook, County Armagh.
Winter, Jason
20 August 1988 (19) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in land mine attack on British Army (BA) coach, Curr, near Ballygawley, County Tyrone.
Winters, Ronald
02 October 1975 (26) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: not known (nk)
Shot at his parents' home, London Road, Belfast.
Withers, Trelford
08 August 1994 (46) Protestant
Status: Royal Irish Regiment (RIR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot at his shop, Downpatrick Street, Crossgar, County Down.
Withrington, Matilda
29 January 1974 (79) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Royal Air Force (RAF)
Shot while in her home during Irish Republican Army (IRA) sniper attack on Royal Air Force (RAF) bus, Shimna Parade, Newcastle, County Down. RAF members returned fire.
Wood, Anthony
27 August 1979 (19) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in two remote controlled bomb attacks at Narrow Water, near Warrenpoint, County Down. The first bomb was left in parked lorry and detonated when British Army (BA) lorry passed. The second bomb was left in a nearby Gate Lodge and detonated when British Army (BA) reinforcements arrived at the scene of the first explosion.
Wood, Andrew
02 August 1981 (50) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in land mine attack on Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) mobile patrol, Loughmacrory, near Omagh, County Tyrone
Wood, Derek
19 March 1988 (24) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Undercover British Army (BA) member. Found shot, shortly after being abducted at the funeral of Irish Republican Army (IRA) member Caoimhin MacBradaigh, on waste ground off Andersonstown Road, Belfast.
Woodhouse, Helen
09 November 1982 (29) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed by booby trap bomb attached to her Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) member friend's car, parked outside Lakeland Forum Leisure Centre, Enniskillen, County Fermanagh. She was a passenger in the car.
Woods, Peter
08 January 1972 (29) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Shot at his home, Lowwood Park, Skegoneill, Belfast.
Woods, Michael
27 August 1979 (18) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in two remote controlled bomb attacks at Narrow Water, near Warrenpoint, County Down. The first bomb was left in parked lorry and detonated when British Army (BA) lorry passed. The second bomb was left in a nearby Gate Lodge and detonated when British Army (BA) reinforcements arrived at the scene of the first explosion.
Woods, Brian
02 November 1993 (30) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died two days after being shot by sniper, while at Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) Vehicle Check Point (VCP), Upper Edward Street, Newry, County Down.
Woods, Seamus
07 July 1988 (23) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in premature mortar bomb explosion, during attack on Pomeroy British Army (BA) / Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) base, County Tyrone.
Woods, James
15 August 1991 (23) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in grenade attack on British Army (BA) foot patrol, waste ground, off Gortfin Street, Falls, Belfast.
Woodside, Hugh
31 January 1976 (60) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot during altercation between British Army (BA) patrol and local people in Long Bar, Shankill Road, Belfast.
Woolmore, Peter
19 March 1979 (21) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in mortar bomb attack on Newtownhamilton British Army (BA) base, County Armagh
Woolsey, Edmund
18 September 1972 (32) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: not known (nk)
Killed by booby trap bomb attached to a friend's stolen car, which exploded when he attempted to open the door, Glassdrumman, near Crossmaglen, County Armagh.
Woolsey, Peter
11 October 1976 (39) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot at his farm, Cornascriebe, near Portadown, County Armagh.
Worrall, Paul
24 October 1990 (23) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in van bomb attack on permanent British Army (BA) Vehicle Check Point (VCP), Buncrana Road, Coshquinn, near Derry.
Worthington, Sarah
09 August 1971 (50) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot in her home, Velsheda Park, Ardoyne, Belfast.
Worton, Kenneth
05 January 1976 (24) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Republican Action Force (RepAF)
Shot shortly after his firm's minibus stopped at bogus vehicle check point while travelling home from work, Kingsmills, near Bessbrook, County Armagh.
Woulahan, Oliver
02 July 1976 (20) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot during gun attack on Ramble Inn, Creevery, near Antrim, County Antrim.
Wray, James
30 January 1972 (22) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot during anti-internment march in the vicinity of Rossville Street, Bogside, Derry.
Wray, David
10 October 1975 (18) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA)
Died two weeks after being shot by sniper while on British Army (BA) foot patrol, Iniscarn Road, Creggan, Derry.
Wray, Stanley
20 May 1979 (50) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot shortly after leaving Claremont Presbyterian Church, Northland Road, Derry.
Wren, Christopher
31 May 1993 (34) Protestant
Status: Royal Irish Regiment (RIR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Killed by booby trap bomb attached to his car while travelling along Carrydarragh Road, Moneymore, County Derry.
Wright, Hugh
19 July 1972 (21) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Found shot in field, off Hightown Road, near Belfast, County Antrim.
Wright, James
27 July 1979 (48) Protestant
Status: ex-Royal Ulster Constabulary (xRUC), Killed by: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA)
Killed by booby trap bomb attached to his car, outside his home, Corcrain Drive, Portadown, County Armagh.
Wright, Paul
08 October 1979 (21) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Undercover British Army (BA) member. Shot while driving civilian type car along Falls Road, Belfast.
Wright, William
03 December 1979 (58) Protestant
Status: Prison Officer (PO), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot at his home, Lyndhurst Drive, off Ballygomartin Road, Belfast.
Wright, Michael
13 June 1980 (25) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Association (UDA), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Killed in premature bomb explosion at community centre, Highfield Drive, Highfield, Belfast.
Wright, Margaret
06 April 1994 (31) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Red Hand Commando (RHC)
Shot while in social club, Meridi Street, off Donegall Road, Belfast. Her body found in backyard of unoccupied house, Donegall Avenue, Village, Belfast, on 7 April 1994. Assumed to be a Catholic.
Wright, Billy
27 December 1997 (36) Protestant
Status: Loyalist Volunteer Force (LVF), Killed by: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA)
Leader of Loyalist Volunteer Force. Shot, while travelling in prison van, inside Long Kesh / Maze prison, County Down.
Wright, Billy
19 October 1975 (34) nfNIRI
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA)
Died two weeks after being shot at his hairdresser's shop, Cabra Road, Dublin.
Wright, Seamus
02 October 1972 (25) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Abducted from his home, Bombay Street, Falls, Belfast. Presumed killed. Body never recovered. Alleged informer.
Wylie, Raymond
27 February 1973 (25) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot during sniper attack on Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) mobile patrol, Aghagallon, near Moira, County Antrim.
Wylie, John
19 February 1974 (49) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Killed in bomb attack on Trainor's Bar, Aghinlig, near Loughgall, County Armagh.
Wynne, David
07 August 1972 (21) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in land mine attack on British Army (BA) mobile patrol, Forfey, near Lisnaskea, County Fermanagh.
Wynne, Francis
12 August 1972 (37) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Found shot in abandoned car, Jaffa Street, Shankill, Belfast.

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Footnotes - Age: (-9) missing. Religion: Catholic from Catholic community in NI; Protestant from Protestant community in NI; nfNI not from Northern Ireland killed in Northern Ireland; nfNIB killed in Britain; nfNIRI killed in Republic of Ireland. nfNIE killed elsewhere in Europe; Religion Summary: Catholic from Catholic community in NI; Protestant from Protestant community in NI; nfNI not from Northern Ireland. Status: status of person killed. Organisation: Organisation responsible for the killing. Summary of Status & Organsiation: British Security - British Security Forces; Republican Paramilitary - Republican Paramilitary Groups; Loyalist Paramilitary - Loyalist Paramilitary Groups; Irish Security - Irish Security Forces; not_known - organisation not known. Status & Organisation: (Civ) Civilian; (CivPA) Civilian Political Activist; (BA) British Army; (TA) British Army Territorial Army; (BP) British Police; (PO) Prison Officer; (xPO) ex-Prison Officer; (RAF) Royal Air Force; (RIR) Royal Irish Regiment; (RN) Royal Navy; (RUC) Royal Ulster Constabulary; (xRUC) ex-Royal Ulster Constabulary; (UDR) Ulster Defence Regiment; (xUDR) ex-Ulster Defence Regiment; (INLA) Irish National Liberation Army; (xINLA) ex-Irish National Liberation Army; (IPLO) Irish People's Liberation Organisation; (IPLOBB) Irish People's Liberation Organisation Belfast Brigade; (IRA) Irish Republican Army; (xIRA) ex-Irish Republican Army; (IRAF) Irish Republican Army Youth Section; (REP) non-specific Republican group; (OIRA) Official Irish Republican Army; (xOIRA) ex-Official Irish Republican Army; (OIRAF) Official Irish Republican Army Youth Section; (PLA) People's Liberation Army; (rIRA) real Irish Republican Army; (SE) Saor Eire; (LVF) Loyalist Volunteer Force; (LOY) non-specific Loyalist group; (RHC) Red Hand Commando; (UDA) Ulster Defence Association; (xUDA) ex-Ulster Defence Association; (UVF) Ulster Volunteer Force; (xUVF) ex-Ulster Volunteer Force; (GS) Garda Síochána; (IA) Irish Army; (nk) organisation not known.
See also: Note on the photographs.

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