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Bates, Simon
01 January 1980 (23) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Undercover British Army (BA) member. Shot in error, by other British Army (BA) members while setting ambush position, Tullydonnell, near Forkhill, County Armagh.
Hardy, Gerald
01 January 1980 (18) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Undercover British Army (BA) member. Shot in error, by other British Army (BA) members while setting ambush position, Tullydonnell, near Forkhill, County Armagh.
McGuinness, Doreen
01 January 1980 (16) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot while travelling in stolen car at British Army (BA) Vehicle Check Point (VCP), Whiterock Road, Ballymurphy, Belfast.
Lundy, Samuel
02 January 1980 (62) Protestant
Status: ex-Ulster Defence Regiment (xUDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot at his workplace, Kingsmills, near Bessbrook, County Armagh.
Crilly, Robert
03 January 1980 (60) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty reservist. Shot at his workplace, Main Street, Newtownbutler, County Fermanagh.
Reid, Alexander
04 January 1980 (20) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Found beaten to death in derelict garage, Berlin Street, Shankill, Belfast.
Smyth, Robert
06 January 1980 (18) 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.
Cochrane, James
06 January 1980 (21) Catholic
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, 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.
Purse, David
12 January 1980 (44) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot while on Royal Ulster Constabualry (RUC) patrol, at the main gate of Seaview football ground, Shore Road, Skegoneill, Belfast.
Montgomery, Thomas
12 January 1980 (64) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: not known (nk)
Died one day after being injured when crowd threw missiles at his Shankill black taxi, junction of Woodvale Road and Crumlin Road, Belfast.
Brown, John
13 January 1980 (47) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA)
Died seven months after being shot during armed robbery at his post office, Main Street, Blackwatertown, County Armagh.
Cochrane, Mark
17 January 1980 (17) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died in premature bomb explosion while travelling on train between Lisburn and Belfast, County Antrim.
Olorunda, Abayoni
17 January 1980 (35) nfNI
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Originally from Nigeria. Died in premature bomb explosion while travelling on train between Lisburn and Belfast, County Antrim.
Delaney, Kevin
17 January 1980 (26) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died in premature bomb explosion while travelling on train between Lisburn and Belfast, County Antrim.
Cox, Graham
18 January 1980 (35) Protestant
Status: Prison Officer (PO), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot while driving home from Magilligan Prison, Limavady Road, Stradreagh, near Derry.
Pryce, Errol
26 January 1980 (21) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by sniper while on British Army (BA) foot patrol, Whiterock Road, Ballymurphy, Belfast.
McAteer, William
02 February 1980 (40) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot while walking along Rugby Avenue, off Ormeau Road, Belfast.
Abercrombie, Aubrey
05 February 1980 (44) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot at his farm, Edenmore, near Kinawley, County Fermanagh.
Kaitcer, Leonard
08 February 1980 (50) nfNI
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: not known (nk)
Abducted from his home, Thornhill, Malone, Belfast. Found shot, Old Collin Road, off Glen Road, Belfast, on 9 February 1980.
Maguire, Hugh
10 February 1980 (9) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: not known (nk)
Killed during street disturbances, Springfield Road, Ballymurphy, Belfast. Confrontation between local people and British Army (BA) patrol.
Rose, Joseph
11 February 1980 (21) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in land mine attack on Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) mobile patrol, Lisnaskea Road, near Rosslea, County Fermanagh.
Howe, Winston
11 February 1980 (35) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in land mine attack on Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) mobile patrol, Lisnaskea Road, near Rosslea, County Fermanagh.
Morrow, John
14 February 1980 (37) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Shot shortly after leaving Hatfield Bar, Ormeau Road, Belfast.
Coe, Mark
16 February 1980 (44) nfNIE
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty British Army (BA) officer. Shot outside his home, Bielefeld, West Germany.
McLaughlin, Brendan
29 February 1980 (32) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot from passing car while walking along Clonard Street, Lower Falls, Belfast. Sinn Fein (SF) member intended target.
Livingstone, Henry
06 March 1980 (38) Protestant
Status: ex-Ulster Defence Regiment (xUDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot at his farm, Cortyna, near Tynan, County Armagh.
Bateman, John
15 March 1980 (18) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by sniper while on British Army (BA) foot patrol, Crossmaglen, County Armagh.
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.
Moan, Paul
31 March 1980 (15) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot while travelling in stolen car at British Army (BA) Vehicle Check Point (VCP), junction of Shaw's Road and Glen Road, Andersonstown, Belfast.
Carr, Robert
01 April 1980 (21) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died nine days after being injured in premature bomb explosion, Customs Office, Newry, County Down.
McParland, Carl
02 April 1980 (21) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot at his sister's home, Leoville Street, off Springfield Road, Belfast.
Montgomery, Bernard
04 April 1980 (33) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty reservist. Shot at his workplace, Glenbank Industrial Estate, Ligoniel, Belfast.
Magill, Stephen
09 April 1980 (24) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot during gun attack on Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) mobile patrol, Stewartstown Road, Suffolk, Belfast.
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.
Doherty, Mary
13 April 1980 (53) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot while travelling in car approaching British Army (BA) Vehicle Check Point (VCP), Strabane, County Tyrone.
Livingstone, David
15 April 1980 (35) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Association (UDA), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Killed in premature bomb explosion at his workplace, Connsbrook Filling Station, Connsbrook Avenue, Belfast.
Morrow, Victor
17 April 1980 (61) Protestant
Status: ex-Ulster Defence Regiment (xUDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot near to his home, Newtownbutler, County Fermanagh.
Madden, Michael
25 April 1980 (65) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot at his home, Lenadoon Avenue, Belfast. Alleged informer.
Kerr, George
29 April 1980 (44) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Shot at his home, Chadolly Street, off Newtownards 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.
Shields, Anthony
11 May 1980 (57) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Found shot, Mounthill, near Crossmaglen, County Armagh. Alleged informer.
Hamilton, Roy
14 May 1980 (22) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Republican group (REP)
Shot at his workplace, a building site, Ballymagroarty, Derry.
Turnly, John
04 June 1980 (44) Protestant
Status: Civilian Political Activist (CivPA), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Irish Independence Party (IIP) member. Shot while travelling to political meeting, Carnlough, County Antrim.
Latimer, Richard
07 June 1980 (39) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot at his shop, Main Street, Newtownbutler, County Fermanagh.
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.
Daly, Miriam
26 June 1980 (45) Catholic
Status: Civilian Political Activist (CivPA), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Irish Republican Socialist Party (IRSP) member. Found shot at her home, Andersonstown Road, Andersonstown, Belfast.
Elliott, William
28 June 1980 (48) Protestant
Status: ex-Ulster Defence Regiment (xUDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
From Northern Ireland. Shot at cattle mart, Ballybay, County Monaghan.
O'Neill, Terence
01 July 1980 (26) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC)
Shot while running away from Whiterock Community Centre, Ballymurphy, 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.
McCartan, Michael
24 July 1980 (16) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC)
Shot by undercover Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) member, in entry, off Dromara Street, Ormeau Road, Belfast.
Thompson, Robert
27 July 1980 (26) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed by remote controlled bomb hidden in parked car, detonated when British Army (BA) foot patrol approached, Moy Bridge, near Aughnacloy, County Tyrone.
Clarke, William
03 August 1980 (59) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot while travelling in his car along laneway, Gortnessy, near Pettigoe, County Donegal.
McCarren, James
09 August 1980 (19) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA)
Shot during sniper attack on British Army (BA) mobile patrol, Shaw's Road, Andersonstown, Belfast.
Brown, Brian
09 August 1980 (29) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed by remote controlled bomb while on British Army (BA) foot patrol, Forkhill, County Armagh.
Donnelly, Michael
09 August 1980 (21) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot by plastic bullet at the junction of Leeson Street and Falls Road, Belfast.
Bell, James
14 August 1980 (24) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot during attempted burglary of Greenvale Restaurant, Cookstown, County Tyrone
Younger, William
15 August 1980 (87) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: not known (nk)
Found shot and stabbed at his home, Wolfhill Avenue South, Ligoniel, Belfast.
Younger, Letitia
15 August 1980 (57) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: not known (nk)
Found shot and stabbed at her home, Wolfhill Avenue South, Ligoniel, Belfast.
Meek, Colette
16 August 1980 (47) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot outside her home, during sniper attack on Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) mobile patrol, Alliance Avenue, Ardoyne, Belfast.
McCormick, Rodney
24 August 1980 (22) Catholic
Status: Civilian Political Activist (CivPA), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Irish Republican Socialist Party member. Shot outside his home, Antiville, Larne, County Antrim.
McGrory, Frank
29 August 1980 (52) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA)
Killed when detonated booby trap bomb, hidden in hedgerow, Carnagh, near Keady, County Armagh.
Allen, Wallace
31 August 1980 (49) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty reservist. Abducted while driving milk lorry, near Newtownhamilton, County Armagh. Found shot, Trainor's Bridge, near Newtownhamilton, County Armagh, on 12 September 1980.
Hearst, Ross
04 September 1980 (56) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Abducted outside friend's home, Silver Stream, near Monaghan. Found shot several hours later, Wards Cross, near Middletown, County Armagh.
Johnston, Ernest
23 September 1980 (36) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty reservist. Shot while driving into the laneway of his home, Lisrace, near Rosslea, County Fermanagh.
Shields, Robert
30 September 1980 (44) Protestant
Status: ex-Royal Ulster Constabulary (xRUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot at his workplace, ambulance depot, Royal Victoria Hospital, Falls Road, Belfast.
Hewitt, James
10 October 1980 (48) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Killed by booby trap bomb attached to his car parked at cattle mart, Tandragee Road, Portadown, County Armagh.
Quaid, Seamus
13 October 1980 (42) nfNIRI
Status: Garda Siochana (GS), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot during exchange of gunfire, shortly after stopping vehicle while on Garda mobile patrol, Ballyconnick, near Cleariestown, County Wexford.
Bunting, Ronnie
15 October 1980 (32) Protestant
Status: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA), Killed by: Ulster Freedom Fighters (UFF)
Shot at his home, Downfine Gardens, Turf Lodge, Belfast.
Little, Noel
15 October 1980 (44) Catholic
Status: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA), Killed by: Ulster Freedom Fighters (UFF)
Shot at Ronnie Bunting's home, Downfine Gardens, Turf Lodge, Belfast.
McQuade, Owen
11 November 1980 (31) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot while sitting in stationary British Army (BA) minibus, main driveway of Altnagelvin Hospital, Derry.
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.
Valente, Peter
14 November 1980 (33) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Found shot in entry, off Highfield Drive, Highfield, Belfast. Alleged informer.
Orr, Thomas
19 November 1980 (38) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA)
Shot outside his workplace, Ulster Bank, Boucher Road, Belfast.
Donaldson, Norman
26 November 1980 (59) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot while leaving Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) base, Derrygonnelly, County Fermanagh.
Quinn, Colin
10 December 1980 (19) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA)
Off duty. Shot shortly after leaving his workplace, Fox Row, off Durham Street, Belfast.
Pollock, Heather
27 December 1980 (53) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died three weeks after being shot in her home during sniper attack on Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) mobile patrol, Strabane, County Tyrone.
McGinn, Hugh
28 December 1980 (40) Catholic
Status: British Army Territorial Army (TA), Killed by: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA)
Off duty. Shot outside his home, Umgola Villas, Umgola, near Armagh.
Burns, William
30 December 1980 (45) Protestant
Status: Prison Officer (PO), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Off duty. Shot shortly after leaving his home, Knocknagoney Park, Belfast.
Stephenson, William
31 December 1980 (50) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: not known (nk)
Died six days after being injured when hit on head by missile thrown during street disturbances outside his home, Newtownards Road, 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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