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01 January 1977
Dougan, Graeme (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.
01 January 1977
Hind, David (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
09 January 1977
Walsh, Martin (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.
11 January 1977
Muller, Edward (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.
14 January 1977
Greer, James (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.
16 January 1977
Harvey, Seamus (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.
21 January 1977
McHugh, Michael (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.
21 January 1977
McColgan, James (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.
22 January 1977
Boston, Thomas (45) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Found shot in burning car, Downing Street, Shankill, Belfast.
22 January 1977
Lowther, John (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.
23 January 1977
Muncaster, Alan (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.
27 January 1977
McNulty, Patrick (30) Catholic
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot outside garage, Strand Road, Derry.
31 January 1977
Moorehead, James (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.
02 February 1977
Agate, Jeffrey (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.
03 February 1977
Morrissey, Joseph (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.
05 February 1977
Harrison, Robert (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.
12 February 1977
McKane, Samuel (33) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot outside his home, Cloughmills, County Antrim.
19 February 1977
Canavan, Brian (35) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Shot at his home, Clifton Crescent, off Cliftonville Road, Belfast.
23 February 1977
Hill, Peter (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.
24 February 1977
Cobb, Harold (38) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot at security barrier, Church Place, Lurgan, County Armagh.
25 February 1977
Campbell, Joseph (49) Catholic
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot outside Cushendall Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) base, County Antrim.
26 February 1977
Mitchell, Robert (68) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Justice of the Peace. Shot at his home, Windsor Avenue, Newry, County Down.
27 February 1977
Cordner, James (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.
27 February 1977
Long, Joseph (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
27 February 1977
Lee, John (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.
02 March 1977
Robinson, Donald (56) nfNI
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
English businessman. Shot at his workplace, Lawrence Street, off University Street, Belfast.
04 March 1977
O'Kelly, Rory (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.
07 March 1977
Scullion, Myles (47) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Shot at his home, Enniskeen, Craigavon, County Armagh.
09 March 1977
Reid, John (53) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot at his farm, Annaghroe, near Caledon, County Tyrone.
10 March 1977
Sharkie, Norman (18) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot during bomb attack on his workplace, a shop in York Street, Belfast.
13 March 1977
Brown, William (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.
14 March 1977
Nicholson, James (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.
15 March 1977
McQuillan, David (36) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot near his home, Bellaghy, County Derry.
16 March 1977
Watters, Alexander (62) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: not known (nk)
Shot while cycling along road between Tobermore and Draperstown, County Derry.
17 March 1977
Carville, Daniel (35) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Shot while driving his car slowly over ramps, Cambrai Street, Shankill, Belfast.
25 March 1977
Potter, Larry (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.
25 March 1977
Graham, David (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.
28 March 1977
McMullan, Hester (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.
30 March 1977
Cassidy, Francis (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.
02 April 1977
Clarke, Hugh (30) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Republican Action Force (RepAF)
Found shot, Tullymacreeve, near Forkhill, County Armagh.
05 April 1977
Prendergast, Sean (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.
06 April 1977
Cloete, Gerald (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.
08 April 1977
McCracken, John (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.
08 April 1977
Sheehan, Kenneth (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.
09 April 1977
McGrogan, Myles (22) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Found shot, Collin Glen, Hannahstown, near Belfast. Alleged informer.
10 April 1977
McMenamin, Kevin (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.
10 April 1977
Shortt, John (49) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot while walking with his relatives along pathway, off Springfield Road, Turf Lodge, Belfast. His relative the intended target. Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA) / Irish Republican Army (IRA) feud.
15 April 1977
Edgar, William (34) Catholic
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
On leave. Found shot in City Cemetery, Creggan, Derry.
17 April 1977
McKibben, Trevor (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.
19 April 1977
Strathearn, William (39) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot at his shop, Ahoghill, near Ballymena, County Antrim.
20 April 1977
Campbell, Sean (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.
20 April 1977
McBride, John (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.
21 April 1977
Smith, Brian (24) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Republican Action Force (RepAF)
Shot at the corner of Snugville Street and Queensland Street, Shankill, Belfast.
23 April 1977
Devlin, Patrick (72) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Security man. Shot at entrance to Legahory Inn, Craigavon, County Armagh.
23 April 1977
O'Callaghan, Brendan (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.
29 April 1977
Shiells, Eric (49) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot outside his home, Northland Row, Dungannon, County Tyrone.
03 May 1977
Coleman, Edward (22) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Found shot in field, off Glen Road, Suffolk, Belfast.
05 May 1977
Green, James (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.
08 May 1977
Crawford, Robert (40) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Found shot, Forthriver Road, Glencairn, Belfast.
10 May 1977
Bradshaw, Harry (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.
10 May 1977
Geddis, John (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.
10 May 1977
Hobbs, William (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.
10 May 1977
McClurg, James (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
12 May 1977
Deering, Douglas (53) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Justice of the Peace. Shot at his shop, Rosslea, County Fermanagh.
14 May 1977
Nairac, Robert (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.
20 May 1977
North, Robert (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
20 May 1977
McCooey, Daniel (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.
21 May 1977
Shaw, Christopher (63) Protestant
Status: ex-Royal Ulster Constabulary (xRUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot at his home, Fitzwilliam Street, off Lisburn Road, Belfast.
29 May 1977
Hill, Roland (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.
30 May 1977
Gregory, Malachy (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.
02 June 1977
Martin, Hugh (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.
02 June 1977
Davison, Samuel (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.
02 June 1977
Lynch, Kenneth (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.
08 June 1977
Tucker, Gerald (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.
19 June 1977
Whitten, Robert (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.
22 June 1977
Millikin, John (57) Protestant
Status: Prison Officer (PO), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot from passing car shortly after leaving Crumlin Road Prison, Belfast.
29 June 1977
Turnbull, Richard (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.
29 June 1977
Harrison, Michael (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.
06 July 1977
Morrow, David (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.
15 July 1977
Hutchinson, William (33) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Association (UDA), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Found shot off Old Glencairn Road, Belfast. Alleged informer.
22 July 1977
Fenton, Graham (20) Protestant
Status: Prison Officer (PO), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot while in Molloy's Bar, Ballymoney, County Antrim.
27 July 1977
McFaul, James (38) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot at his home, Woodvale Avenue, Belfast.
27 July 1977
McNulty, Trevor (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.
27 July 1977
Foots, James (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.
27 July 1977
Toland, Thomas (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.
27 July 1977
Cowan, Daniel (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.
04 August 1977
McCartan, John (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.
09 August 1977
McWilliams, Paul (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
09 August 1977
Harrison, Louis (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.
12 August 1977
Bewley, Neil (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.
22 August 1977
Martin, William (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.
28 August 1977
Marshall, Jack (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.
31 August 1977
Smith, William (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.
07 September 1977
Lawlor, John (38) nfNIRI
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot while in Timmon's Bar, Watling Street, Dublin. Alleged informer.
08 September 1977
Rogers, Hugh (50) Catholic
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot outside his home, Orchardville Crescent, Finaghy, Belfast.
13 September 1977
Smyrl, Robin (26) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot while driving to his workplace, Gortin, County Tyrone.
25 September 1977
Bloomer, Robert (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.
05 October 1977
Costello, Seamus (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.
07 October 1977
Irvine, Desmond (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.
08 October 1977
Hearst, Margaret (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.
12 October 1977
Canavan, Francis (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.
18 October 1977
Anderson, John (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.
19 October 1977
Wilson, George (64) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot at his home, Ainsworth Pass, Shankill, Belfast.
24 October 1977
Neill, Michael (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.
02 November 1977
Kerr, Walter (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.
11 November 1977
Shields, Patrick (53) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in car bomb explosion, King Street, Belfast. Inadequate warning given.
14 November 1977
Murphy, Samuel (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.
12 December 1977
McNutt, Colm (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.
14 December 1977
Harman, Paul (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.
30 December 1977
Clifford, James (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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