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Dougan, Graeme
01 January 1977 (1) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in car bomb explosion near his home, Harmin Park, Glengormley, near Belfast, County Antrim. Inadequate warning given.
Hind, David
01 January 1977 (23) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by sniper while on British Army (BA) foot patrol, Crossmaglen, County Armagh
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.
Muller, Edward
11 January 1977 (18) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by sniper while at British Army (BA) Vehicle Check Point (VCP), Oldpark Road, Belfast.
Greer, James
14 January 1977 (27) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Killed by booby trap bomb attached to his car outside his parents' home, Innishrush, near Portglenone, County Derry.
Harvey, Seamus
16 January 1977 (20) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot by undercover British Army (BA) members, from concealed observation post, Drummuckavall, near Crossmaglen, County Armagh.
McHugh, Michael
21 January 1977 (35) Catholic
Status: Civilian Political Activist (CivPA), Killed by: Ulster Freedom Fighters (UFF)
Former Sinn Fein (SF) member. Shot in the laneway of his home, Corgary, near Castlederg, County Tyrone.
McColgan, James
21 January 1977 (54) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Nightwatchman. Died from inhaling fumes during fire caused by incendiary bomb, Castle Street, Belfast.
Boston, Thomas
22 January 1977 (45) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Found shot in burning car, Downing Street, Shankill, Belfast.
Lowther, John
22 January 1977 (43) nfNI
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Originally from County Mayo. Found shot in burning car, Downing Street, Shankill, Belfast.
Muncaster, Alan
23 January 1977 (19) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA)
Shot by sniper while on British Army (BA) foot patrol, Eliza Street, Markets, Belfast.
McNulty, Patrick
27 January 1977 (30) Catholic
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot outside garage, Strand Road, Derry.
Moorehead, James
31 January 1977 (30) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Association (UDA), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Found beaten to death, Adela Street, off Antrim Road, Belfast. Ulster Defence Association (UDA) / Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF) feud.
Agate, Jeffrey
02 February 1977 (59) nfNI
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Originally from England. Manager of Du Pont factory. Shot outside his home, Talbot Park, Derry.
Morrissey, Joseph
03 February 1977 (52) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Abducted while walking along Donegall Street, Belfast. Found stabbed to death a short time later, near the community centre, off Forthriver Road, Glencairn, Belfast.
Harrison, Robert
05 February 1977 (50) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by sniper while on joint Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) / British Army (BA) mobile patrol, Gilford, County Down.
McKane, Samuel
12 February 1977 (33) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot outside his home, Cloughmills, County Antrim.
Canavan, Brian
19 February 1977 (35) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Shot at his home, Clifton Crescent, off Cliftonville Road, Belfast.
Hill, Peter
23 February 1977 (43) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot outside his home, Daphne Gardens, off Limavady Road, Waterside, Derry.
Cobb, Harold
24 February 1977 (38) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot at security barrier, Church Place, Lurgan, County Armagh.
Campbell, Joseph
25 February 1977 (49) Catholic
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot outside Cushendall Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) base, County Antrim.
Mitchell, Robert
26 February 1977 (68) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Justice of the Peace. Shot at his home, Windsor Avenue, Newry, County Down.
Cordner, James
27 February 1977 (23) Protestant
Status: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Killed in premature explosion while carrying bomb along Exchange Street, off, Corporation Street, Belfast.
Long, Joseph
27 February 1977 (35) Protestant
Status: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Killed in premature explosion while carrying bomb along Exchange Street, off, Corporation Street, Belfast
Lee, John
27 February 1977 (35) Catholic
Status: ex-British Army (xBA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
From Northern Ireland. Shot outside Crumlin Star Social Club, Balholm Drive, Ardoyne, Belfast.
Robinson, Donald
02 March 1977 (56) nfNI
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
English businessman. Shot at his workplace, Lawrence Street, off University Street, Belfast.
O'Kelly, Rory
04 March 1977 (59) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Senior Department of Public Prosecutions official. Shot while in Little's Bar, Coalisland, County Tyrone.
Scullion, Myles
07 March 1977 (47) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Shot at his home, Enniskeen, Craigavon, County Armagh.
Reid, John
09 March 1977 (53) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot at his farm, Annaghroe, near Caledon, County Tyrone.
Sharkie, Norman
10 March 1977 (18) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot during bomb attack on his workplace, a shop in York Street, Belfast.
Brown, William
13 March 1977 (18) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by sniper while on Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) mobile patrol, Ballagh Cross Roads, Donagh, near Lisnaskea, County Fermanagh.
Nicholson, James
14 March 1977 (44) nfNI
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
English businessman. Shot while in chauffeur-driven car, just after leaving Strathearn Audio factory, Stockman's Lane, Belfast.
McQuillan, David
15 March 1977 (36) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot near his home, Bellaghy, County Derry.
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.
Carville, Daniel
17 March 1977 (35) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Shot while driving his car slowly over ramps, Cambrai Street, Shankill, Belfast.
Potter, Larry
25 March 1977 (27) nfNI
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
From County Monaghan. Killed by booby trap bomb attached to his firm's minibus, Shore Road, Greenisland, County Antrim.
Graham, David
25 March 1977 (38) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Died ten days after being shot at his workplace, Coalisland, County Tyrone.
McMullan, Hester
28 March 1977 (63) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot at her home, Crosskeys, near Toome, County Antrim. Her off-duty RUC son was the intended target.
Cassidy, Francis
30 March 1977 (43) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Abducted while walking along New Lodge Road, Belfast. Found stabbed and shot a short time later, on grass verge, off Highfern Gardens, Highfield, Belfast.
Clarke, Hugh
02 April 1977 (30) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Republican Action Force (RepAF)
Found shot, Tullymacreeve, near Forkhill, County Armagh.
Prendergast, Sean
05 April 1977 (22) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died one day after being injured during land mine attack on British Army (BA) Armoured Personnel Carrier, Derrynacross, near Belleek, County Fermanagh.
Cloete, Gerald
06 April 1977 (46) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot while driving his car, near to his home, Glenside Park, off Northland Road, Derry.
McCracken, John
08 April 1977 (22) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by occupants of stationary car, as he approached the vehicle, while on Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) mobile patrol, Gortagilly, near Moneymore, County Derry.
Sheehan, Kenneth
08 April 1977 (19) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by occupants of stationary car, as he approached the vehicle, while on Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) mobile patrol, Gortagilly, near Moneymore, County Derry.
McGrogan, Myles
09 April 1977 (22) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Found shot, Collin Glen, Hannahstown, near Belfast. Alleged informer.
McMenamin, Kevin
10 April 1977 (7) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Killed in bomb attack on Republican Clubs Easter Commemoration Parade, Beechmount Avenue, Falls, Belfast.
Short, John
10 April 1977 (49) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Relative of Kevin McMenamin. Shot while walking along Springfield Road, Turf Lodge, Belfast. Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA) / Irish Republican Army (IRA) feud.
Edgar, William
15 April 1977 (34) Catholic
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
On leave. Found shot in City Cemetery, Creggan, Derry.
McKibben, Trevor
17 April 1977 (19) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot by British Army (BA) sniper while carrying rifle, Flax Street, Ardoyne, Belfast.
Strathearn, William
19 April 1977 (39) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot at his shop, Ahoghill, near Ballymena, County Antrim.
Campbell, Sean
20 April 1977 (19) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Killed in car bomb attack on funeral of Irish Republican Army (IRA) member Trevor McKibben, Etna Drive, Ardoyne, Belfast.
McBride, John
20 April 1977 (18) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Killed in car bomb attack on funeral of Irish Republican Army (IRA) member Trevor McKibben, Etna Drive, Ardoyne, Belfast.
Smith, Brian
21 April 1977 (24) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Republican Action Force (RepAF)
Shot at the corner of Snugville Street and Queensland Street, Shankill, Belfast.
Devlin, Patrick
23 April 1977 (72) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Security man. Shot at entrance to Legahory Inn, Craigavon, County Armagh.
O'Callaghan, Brendan
23 April 1977 (21) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot from concealed British Army (BA) observation post, while in car park of Hunting Lodge Bar, Stewartstown Road, Belfast.
Shiells, Eric
29 April 1977 (49) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot outside his home, Northland Row, Dungannon, County Tyrone.
Coleman, Edward
03 May 1977 (22) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Found shot in field, off Glen Road, Suffolk, Belfast.
Green, James
05 May 1977 (22) Catholic
Status: ex-British Army (xBA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
From Northern Ireland. Shot while driving his taxi, when he stopped to pick up a passenger, Glen Road, Andersonstown, Belfast.
Crawford, Robert
08 May 1977 (40) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Found shot, Forthriver Road, Glencairn, Belfast.
Bradshaw, Harry
10 May 1977 (46) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Bus driver. Shot when stopped to pick up passengers, Crumlin Road, Belfast. Working during Loyalist strike.
Geddis, John
10 May 1977 (26) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Off duty. Killed in car bomb attack on petrol station, Crumlin Road, Belfast. Petrol station had remained open during Loyalist strike.
Hobbs, William
10 May 1977 (44) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Association (UDA), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Killed in premature explosion of incendiary bomb at derelict house, Seagoe Gardens, Monkstown, Newtownabbey, County Antrim.
McClurg, James
10 May 1977 (25) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Association (UDA), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Injured in premature explosion of incendiary bomb at derelict house, Seagoe Gardens, Monkstown, Newtownabbey, County Antrim. He died 7 June 1977
Deering, Douglas
12 May 1977 (53) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Justice of the Peace. Shot at his shop, Rosslea, County Fermanagh.
Nairac, Robert
14 May 1977 (29) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Undercover British Army (BA) member. Abducted outside Three Step Inn, near Forkhill, County Armagh. Presumed killed. Body never recovered.
North, Robert
20 May 1977 (52) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty reservist. Shot while driving school bus along Drumlee Road, near Benburb, County Tyrone
McCooey, Daniel
20 May 1977 (20) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Died three weeks after being badly beaten by British Army (BA) foot patrol, Castle Street, Belfast.
Shaw, Christopher
21 May 1977 (63) Protestant
Status: ex-Royal Ulster Constabulary (xRUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot at his home, Fitzwilliam Street, off Lisburn Road, Belfast.
Hill, Roland
29 May 1977 (74) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Died one week after being shot during armed robbery at Ewart's Bowling Club, Somerdale Park, Belfast.
Gregory, Malachy
30 May 1977 (39) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot at his workplace, College Square North, Belfast. Off duty Ulster Defence Regiment member intended target.
Martin, Hugh
02 June 1977 (58) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by IRA snipers while on Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) mobile patrol, Carnan, near Ardboe, County Tyrone.
Davison, Samuel
02 June 1977 (24) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by IRA snipers while on Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) mobile patrol, Carnan, near Ardboe, County Tyrone.
Lynch, Kenneth
02 June 1977 (22) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by IRA snipers while on Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) mobile patrol, Carnan, near Ardboe, County Tyrone.
Tucker, Gerald
08 June 1977 (35) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot shortly after leaving his workplace, Royal Victoria Hospital, Falls Road, Belfast.
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.
Millikin, John
22 June 1977 (57) Protestant
Status: Prison Officer (PO), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot from passing car shortly after leaving Crumlin Road Prison, Belfast.
Turnbull, Richard
29 June 1977 (18) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by snipers while on British Army (BA) mobile patrol at the entrance to North Howard Street British Army (BA) base, Lower Falls, Belfast.
Harrison, Michael
29 June 1977 (19) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by snipers while on British Army (BA) mobile patrol at the entrance to North Howard Street British Army (BA) base, Lower Falls, Belfast.
Morrow, David
06 July 1977 (37) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot while sitting in stationary Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) patrol car, Aughnacloy, County Tyrone.
Hutchinson, William
15 July 1977 (33) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Association (UDA), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Found shot off Old Glencairn Road, Belfast. Alleged informer.
Fenton, Graham
22 July 1977 (20) Protestant
Status: Prison Officer (PO), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot while in Molloy's Bar, Ballymoney, County Antrim.
McFaul, James
27 July 1977 (38) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot at his home, Woodvale Avenue, Belfast.
McNulty, Trevor
27 July 1977 (26) Catholic
Status: Civilian Political Activist (CivPA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Republican Clubs member. Shot in the foyer of Alexander House, New Lodge, Belfast. Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA) / Irish Republican Army (IRA) feud.
Foots, James
27 July 1977 (27) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA)
Shot as he got out of car, Unity Flats, off Upper Library Street, Belfast. Brother member of Sinn Fein (SF). Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA) / Irish Republican Army (IRA) feud.
Toland, Thomas
27 July 1977 (31) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA)
Shot while walking along Divismore Crescent, Ballymurphy, Belfast. Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA) / Irish Republican Army (IRA) feud.
Cowan, Daniel
27 July 1977 (39) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA)
Shot at his home, Riverdale Park East, Andersonstown, Belfast. Previous occupier intended target. Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA) / Irish Republican Army (IRA) feud.
McCartan, John
04 August 1977 (55) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Manager of Andersonstown Social Club. Shot as he was leaving the club premises, off South Link, Andersonstown, Belfast.
McWilliams, Paul
09 August 1977 (16) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army Youth Section (IRAF), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot from British Army (BA) observation post, in Corry's Timber Yard, Springhill Avenue, Ballymurphy, Belfast
Harrison, Louis
09 August 1977 (20) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by sniper while standing outside Henry Taggart British Army (BA) base, Springfield Road, Ballymurphy, Belfast.
Bewley, Neil
12 August 1977 (19) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by sniper while on British Army (BA) foot patrol, Norglen Drive, Turf Lodge, Belfast.
Martin, William
22 August 1977 (60) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Abducted from his home, St. Joseph's Place, Crossmaglen, County Armagh. Found shot a short time later, Moybane, near Crossmaglen, County Armagh. Alleged informer.
Marshall, Jack
28 August 1977 (25) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by sniper while on British Army (BA) foot patrol, Brompton Park, Ardoyne, Belfast.
Smith, William
31 August 1977 (28) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by sniper while on British Army (BA) mobile patrol, outside Girdwood British Army (BA) base, Antrim Road, Belfast.
Lawlor, John
07 September 1977 (38) nfNIRI
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot while in Timmon's Bar, Watling Street, Dublin. Alleged informer.
Rogers, Hugh
08 September 1977 (50) Catholic
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot outside his home, Orchardville Crescent, Finaghy, Belfast.
Smyrl, Robin
13 September 1977 (26) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot while driving to his workplace, Gortin, County Tyrone.
Bloomer, Robert
25 September 1977 (29) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Died seven days after being shot outside his home, Brantry, near Eglish, County Tyrone.
Costello, Seamus
05 October 1977 (38) nfNIRI
Status: Civilian Political Activist (CivPA), Killed by: Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA)
Irish Republican Socialist Party (IRSP) member. Shot while sitting in stationary car, Northbrook Avenue, North Strand, Dublin. Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA) / Irish National Liberation Army (INLA) feud.
Irvine, Desmond
07 October 1977 (38) Protestant
Status: Prison Officer (PO), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot shortly after leaving trade union office, Wellington Park, Malone, Belfast.
Hearst, Margaret
08 October 1977 (24) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot in her mobile home, situated in the garden of her parents' home, Doogary, Tynan, County Armagh.
Canavan, Francis
12 October 1977 (47) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot while driving school bus, Tirnaskeagh, near Ballygawley, County Tyrone. Off duty Ulster Defence Regiment member intended target.
Anderson, John
18 October 1977 (61) Protestant
Status: ex-Royal Ulster Constabulary (xRUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot while driving his car, Girvan's Bridge, near Keady, County 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.
Neill, Michael
24 October 1977 (16) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot while in the vicinity of an attempted hijacking of bus, junction of Cliftonville Road and Oldpark Road, Belfast.
Kerr, Walter
02 November 1977 (34) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Died one week after being injured when detonated booby trap bomb, attached to his car, outside his home, Magherafelt, County Derry.
Shields, Patrick
11 November 1977 (53) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in car bomb explosion, King Street, Belfast. Inadequate warning given.
Murphy, Samuel
14 November 1977 (21) Catholic
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
On leave. Died 10 days after being shot, while walking near to his parent's home, Bearnagh Drive, Andersonstown, Belfast.
McNutt, Colm
12 December 1977 (18) Catholic
Status: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot by undercover British Army (BA) member at car park, junction of William Street and Little James Street, Derry.
Harman, Paul
14 December 1977 (27) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Undercover British Army (BA) member. Shot while driving British Army (BA) civilian-type car along Monagh Road, Turf Lodge, Belfast.
Clifford, James
30 December 1977 (54) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Died 12 days after being shot outside his home, Belgrave 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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