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15 January 1985
Kelly, Paul (17) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR)
Shot while running away from stationary stolen car, at Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR) Vehicle Check Point (VCP), Kennedy Way, Belfast.
01 February 1985
Graham, James (39) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot while driving school bus, Derrylin, County Fermanagh.
08 February 1985
Logue, Gerard (19) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC)
Shot while sitting in stationary stolen car, Fort Street, off Springfield Road, Belfast.
17 February 1985
Kerr, Patrick (37) Catholic
Status: Prison Officer (PO), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot outside St Patrick's Cathedral, Armagh.
18 February 1985
Rossborough, Mark (21) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Found shot at rubbish dump, off Ballygomartin Road, Belfast.
21 February 1985
Murphy, Francis (30) Catholic
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot while driving Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) civilian type minibus, Drumsallen, near Armagh.
23 February 1985
Devine, Michael (22) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot by undercover British Army (BA) members, while returning arms to dump, in field, off Plumbridge Road, Strabane, County Tyrone.
23 February 1985
Devine, David (17) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot by undercover British Army (BA) members, while returning arms to dump, in field, off Plumbridge Road, Strabane, County Tyrone.
23 February 1985
Breslin, Charles (20) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot by undercover British Army (BA) members, while returning arms to dump, in field, off Plumbridge Road, Strabane, County Tyrone.
23 February 1985
Coyle, Kevin (24) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Found shot Corporation Street, Bogside, Derry. Alleged informer.
24 February 1985
McElhinney, Douglas (40) Protestant
Status: ex-Ulster Defence Regiment (xUDR), Killed by: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA)
Shot outside friend's home, Glenvale Road, off Northland Road, Derry.
28 February 1985
Donaldson, Alexander (41) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in mortar bomb attack on Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) base, Edward Street, Newry, County Down.
28 February 1985
McGookin, Rosemary (27) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in mortar bomb attack on Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) base, Edward Street, Newry, County Down.
28 February 1985
Campbell, Geoffrey (24) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in mortar bomb attack on Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) base, Edward Street, Newry, County Down.
28 February 1985
Price, Denis (22) Catholic
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in mortar bomb attack on Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) base, Edward Street, Newry, County Down.
28 February 1985
McFerran, Paul (33) Catholic
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in mortar bomb attack on Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) base, Edward Street, Newry, County Down
28 February 1985
McHenry, Sean (19) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in mortar bomb attack on Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) base, Edward Street, Newry, County Down
28 February 1985
Topping, David (22) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in mortar bomb attack on Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) base, Edward Street, Newry, County Down.
28 February 1985
Dowd, John (31) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in mortar bomb attack on Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) base, Edward Street, Newry, County Down.
28 February 1985
Kelly, Ivy (29) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in mortar bomb attack on Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) base, Edward Street, Newry, County Down.
28 February 1985
Harkness, Trevor (36) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed by remote controlled bomb, hidden in telegraph pole, while on Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR) foot patrol, Pomeroy, County Tyrone.
03 March 1985
McCormac, Hugh (40) Catholic
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot outside St Gabriel's Roman Catholic Church, Graan, near Enniskillen, County Fermanagh.
23 March 1985
Corcoran, John (45) nfNIRI
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
From County Cork. Found shot Ballincollig, near Cork. Alleged informer.
27 March 1985
Dacre, Anthony (25) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed by remote controlled bomb, hidden behind door, detonated when British Army (BA) foot patrol passed, Divis Flats, Belfast.
29 March 1985
Bell, John (34) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty reservist. Shot at his workplace, garage, Church Square, Rathfriland, County Down.
03 April 1985
Kay, Michael (38) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed by remote controlled bomb, hidden in parked car, detonated when Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) patrol passed, outside Courthouse, Downshire Road, Newry, County Down.
03 April 1985
Parry, Kenneth (55) nfNI
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Originally from England. Killed by remote controlled bomb, hidden in parked car, detonated when Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) patrol passed, outside Courthouse, Downshire Road, Newry, County Down. He was employed at the Courthouse.
07 April 1985
Love, Martin (24) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Freedom Fighters (UFF)
Shot while walking along Factory Row, Enniskillen, County Fermanagh.
03 May 1985
Heenan, William (51) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot at his home, Leitrim, near Castlewellan, County Down.
09 May 1985
Ruddy, Seamus (33) Catholic
Status: ex-Irish National Liberation Army (xINLA), Killed by: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA)
Abducted from his flat, Paris, France. Presumed killed, body never recovered.
20 May 1985
Wilson, William (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.
20 May 1985
Rodgers, Stephen (19) 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.
20 May 1985
Baird, David (22) 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.
20 May 1985
Doak, Tracy (21) 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.
28 May 1985
Smith, Gary (19) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) applicant. Shot as he parked his car Millfield, Belfast.
01 June 1985
McAlpine, Roy (24) Protestant
Status: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot outside friend's home, Annadale Flats, Ballynafeigh, Belfast. Internal Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF) dispute.
15 June 1985
Agnew, Willis (53) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot while sitting in stationary car outside friend's home, Gortin Road, Kilrea, County Derry.
18 June 1985
Gilliland, William (39) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in land mine attack on Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) mobile patrol, Coragh Glebe, near Kinawley, County Fermanagh.
27 June 1985
Morrissey, Patrick (49) nfNIRI
Status: Garda Siochana (GS), Killed by: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA)
Shot during armed robbery at post office, Ardee, County Louth.
06 August 1985
English, Charles (21) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died when grenade exploded prematurely, during attack on British Army (BA) mobile patrol, William Street, Derry.
20 August 1985
McEvoy, Seamus (46) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot at his home, Eglinton Road, Donnybrook, Dublin. Contractor to British Army (BA) / Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) .
22 August 1985
Mallon, Daniel (65) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot while in Railway Bar, Strabane, County Tyrone. Mistaken for contractor to British Army (BA) / Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC).
24 August 1985
Murray, Kieran (28) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by sniper while travelling in car along Slate Quarry Road, near Pomeroy, County Tyrone. His vehicle mistaken for Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) civilian-type car.
31 August 1985
Vance, Martin (33) Catholic
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot outside his home, Rocks Chapel Road, Crossgar, County Down.
08 September 1985
Mahon, Gerard (28) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Found shot, together with his wife, in entry off Norglen Crescent, Turf Lodge, Belfast. Alleged informer.
08 September 1985
Mahon, Catherine (26) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Found shot, together with her husband, in entry off Norglen Crescent, Turf Lodge, Belfast. Alleged informer.
09 September 1985
Burnett, James (28) nfNI
Status: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA), Killed by: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA)
From County Dublin. Found shot, Killeen, County Armagh. Alleged informer.
22 September 1985
Patten, Martin (18) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot while returning to Ebrington British Army (BA) base, walking along Limavady Road, Waterside, Derry.
07 October 1985
McCrory, Damien (20) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Found shot, by the side of road, Drumrallagh, Strabane, County Tyrone. Alleged informer.
08 November 1985
McPolin, Kevin (26) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Freedom Fighters (UFF)
Shot, while sitting in his stationary car, outside his place of work, Drumbeg Drive, Old Warren, Lisburn, County Antrim.
15 November 1985
Hanson, David (24) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in land mine attack on joint British Army (BA) / Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) foot patrol, Blaney Road, near Crossmaglen, County Armagh.
18 November 1985
Boyd, Robert (55) Catholic
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot outside his home, Prehen Park, Waterside, Derry.
21 November 1985
Konig, Kurt (38) nfNI
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
German businessman. Shot outside his home, Gleneagle's, Shantallow, Derry. Contractor to British Army (BA) / Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) .
29 November 1985
Hanna, Gordon (46) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Killed by booby trap bomb attached to his car outside his home, Harbour Drive, Kilkeel, County Down.
30 November 1985
Taggart, Edward (19) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot during struggle with Irish Republican Army (IRA) members, Divis Flats, Belfast. Alleged criminal.
07 December 1985
Clements, William (52) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot during gun attack on Ballygawley Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) base, County Tyrone.
07 December 1985
Gilliland, George (34) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot during gun attack on Ballygawley Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) base, County Tyrone.

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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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