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01 January 1980
Bates, Simon (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.
01 January 1980
Hardy, Gerald (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.
01 January 1980
McGuinness, Doreen (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.
02 January 1980
Lundy, Samuel (62) Protestant
Status: ex-Ulster Defence Regiment (xUDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot at his workplace, Kingsmills, near Bessbrook, County Armagh.
03 January 1980
Crilly, Robert (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.
04 January 1980
Reid, Alexander (20) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Found beaten to death in derelict garage, Berlin Street, Shankill, Belfast.
06 January 1980
Smyth, Robert (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.
06 January 1980
Cochrane, James (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.
06 January 1980
Wilson, Richard (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.
12 January 1980
Purse, David (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.
12 January 1980
Montgomery, Thomas (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.
13 January 1980
Brown, John (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.
17 January 1980
Cochrane, Mark (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.
17 January 1980
Olorunda, Abayoni (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.
17 January 1980
Delaney, Kevin (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.
18 January 1980
Cox, Graham (35) Protestant
Status: Prison Officer (PO), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot while driving home from Magilligan Prison, Limavady Road, Stradreagh, near Derry.
26 January 1980
Pryce, Errol (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.
02 February 1980
McAteer, William (40) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot while walking along Rugby Avenue, off Ormeau Road, Belfast.
05 February 1980
Abercrombie, Aubrey (44) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot at his farm, Edenmore, near Kinawley, County Fermanagh.
08 February 1980
Kaitcer, Leonard (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.
10 February 1980
Maguire, Hugh (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.
11 February 1980
Rose, Joseph (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.
11 February 1980
Howe, Winston (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.
14 February 1980
Morrow, John (37) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Shot shortly after leaving Hatfield Bar, Ormeau Road, Belfast.
16 February 1980
Coe, Mark (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.
29 February 1980
McLaughlin, Brendan (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.
06 March 1980
Livingstone, Henry (38) Protestant
Status: ex-Ulster Defence Regiment (xUDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot at his farm, Cortyna, near Tynan, County Armagh.
15 March 1980
Bateman, John (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.
21 March 1980
Walker, Sean (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.
31 March 1980
Moan, Paul (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.
01 April 1980
Carr, Robert (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.
02 April 1980
McParland, Carl (21) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot at his sister's home, Leoville Street, off Springfield Road, Belfast.
04 April 1980
Montgomery, Bernard (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.
09 April 1980
Magill, Stephen (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.
11 April 1980
Wilson, Fred (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.
13 April 1980
Doherty, Mary (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.
15 April 1980
Livingstone, David (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.
17 April 1980
Morrow, Victor (61) Protestant
Status: ex-Ulster Defence Regiment (xUDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot near to his home, Newtownbutler, County Fermanagh.
25 April 1980
Madden, Michael (65) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot at his home, Lenadoon Avenue, Belfast. Alleged informer.
29 April 1980
Kerr, George (44) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Shot at his home, Chadolly Street, off Newtownards Road, Belfast.
02 May 1980
Westmacott, Herbert (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.
11 May 1980
Shields, Anthony (57) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Found shot, Mounthill, near Crossmaglen, County Armagh. Alleged informer.
14 May 1980
Hamilton, Roy (22) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Republican group (REP)
Shot at his workplace, a building site, Ballymagroarty, Derry.
04 June 1980
Turnly, John (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.
07 June 1980
Latimer, Richard (39) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot at his shop, Main Street, Newtownbutler, County Fermanagh.
13 June 1980
Wright, Michael (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.
26 June 1980
Daly, Miriam (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.
28 June 1980
Elliott, William (48) Protestant
Status: ex-Ulster Defence Regiment (xUDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
From Northern Ireland. Shot at cattle mart, Ballybay, County Monaghan.
01 July 1980
O'Neill, Terence (26) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC)
Shot while running away from Whiterock Community Centre, Ballymurphy, Belfast.
19 July 1980
Watson, Christopher (20) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot while in Village Inn, Rosemount, Derry.
24 July 1980
McCartan, Michael (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.
27 July 1980
Thompson, Robert (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.
03 August 1980
Clarke, William (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.
09 August 1980
McCarren, James (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.
09 August 1980
Brown, Brian (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.
09 August 1980
Donnelly, Michael (21) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot by plastic bullet at the junction of Leeson Street and Falls Road, Belfast.
14 August 1980
Bell, James (24) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot during attempted burglary of Greenvale Restaurant, Cookstown, County Tyrone
15 August 1980
Younger, William (87) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: not known (nk)
Found shot and stabbed at his home, Wolfhill Avenue South, Ligoniel, Belfast.
15 August 1980
Younger, Letitia (57) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: not known (nk)
Found shot and stabbed at her home, Wolfhill Avenue South, Ligoniel, Belfast.
16 August 1980
Meek, Colette (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.
24 August 1980
McCormick, Rodney (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.
29 August 1980
McGrory, Frank (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.
31 August 1980
Allen, Wallace (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.
04 September 1980
Hearst, Ross (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.
23 September 1980
Johnston, Ernest (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.
30 September 1980
Shields, Robert (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.
10 October 1980
Hewitt, James (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.
13 October 1980
Quaid, Seamus (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.
15 October 1980
Bunting, Ronnie (32) Protestant
Status: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA), Killed by: Ulster Freedom Fighters (UFF)
Shot at his home, Downfine Gardens, Turf Lodge, Belfast.
15 October 1980
Little, Noel (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.
11 November 1980
McQuade, Owen (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.
12 November 1980
Walsh, Oliver (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.
14 November 1980
Valente, Peter (33) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Found shot in entry, off Highfield Drive, Highfield, Belfast. Alleged informer.
19 November 1980
Orr, Thomas (38) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA)
Shot outside his workplace, Ulster Bank, Boucher Road, Belfast.
26 November 1980
Donaldson, Norman (59) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot while leaving Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) base, Derrygonnelly, County Fermanagh.
10 December 1980
Quinn, Colin (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.
27 December 1980
Pollock, Heather (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.
28 December 1980
McGinn, Hugh (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.
30 December 1980
Burns, William (45) Protestant
Status: Prison Officer (PO), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Off duty. Shot shortly after leaving his home, Knocknagoney Park, Belfast.
31 December 1980
Stephenson, William (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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