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McCandless, James
01 January 1986 (39) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed by remote controlled bomb hidden in litter bin, detonated when Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) foot patrol passed, Thomas Street, Armagh.
Williams, Michael
01 January 1986 (24) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed by remote controlled bomb hidden in litter bin, detonated when Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) foot patrol passed, Thomas Street, Armagh.
Scullion, Leo
14 January 1986 (55) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Nightwatchman. Found shot at his workplace, Working Men's Club, Ligoniel, Belfast.
Foster, Victor
15 January 1986 (18) 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, Gamble Park, Castlederg, County Tyrone.
Quinn, Martin
31 January 1986 (34) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot at his home, Bawnmore Park, Greencastle, Belfast.
Earley, John
03 February 1986 (21) Catholic
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in remote controlled bomb attack on Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR) foot patrol, Belcoo, County Fermanagh.
Breen, Derek
11 February 1986 (29) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot together with barman while in Talk of the Town Bar, Maguiresbridge, County Fermanagh.
McCabe, John
11 February 1986 (25) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Barman. Shot together with off duty Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) member while at his workplace, Talk of the Town Bar, Maguiresbridge, County Fermanagh.
Bradley, Francis
18 February 1986 (20) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot by undercover British Army (BA) members, while approaching arms cache, in field at the rear of a farmhouse, Hillhead, near Castledawson, County Derry.
Gough, Anthony
22 February 1986 (24) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot shortly after being involved in sniper attack on Fort George British Army (BA) base, Derry.
O'Neill, John
15 March 1986 (25) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Found beaten to death at the rear of Boy's Model School, off Ballysillan Road, Ballysillan, Belfast.
Mulley, David
18 March 1986 (20) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed by remote controlled bomb, hidden in derelict building detonated when joint British Army (BA) / Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) foot patrol passed, Castlewellan, County Down.
Irwin, Thomas
26 March 1986 (52) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot at his workplace, sewage works, Mountfield, near Omagh, County Tyrone.
Pollock, William
08 April 1986 (27) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Killed by booby trap bomb attached to trailer at his farm, off Ganvaghan Road, near Castlederg, County Tyrone.
White, Keith
14 April 1986 (20) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC)
Died 15 days after being shot by plastic bullet, during street disturbances, Woodhouse Street, Portadown, County Armagh.
Hazlett, James
23 April 1986 (54) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot outside his home, Bryansford Road, Newcastle, County Down.
McElwaine, Seamus
26 April 1986 (25) nfNI
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: British Army (BA)
From County Monaghan. Shot by undercover British Army (BA) members while approaching abandoned Irish Republican Army (IRA) land mine, Mullaghglass, near Rosslea, County Fermanagh.
Frizzell, Mark
07 May 1986 (17) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Republican group (REP)
Died 4 days after being found badly beaten, Lowry Street, Short Strand, Belfast.
Caulfield, Margaret
07 May 1986 (29) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot at her home, Kilcoole Gardens, Ballysillan, Belfast. Her Catholic husband the intended target.
McConville, Herbert
15 May 1986 (61) Protestant
Status: ex-Ulster Defence Regiment (xUDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot while delivering meat, Kilmorey Street, Newry, County Down.
Wilson, David
17 May 1986 (39) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot while driving his firm's van, Donaghmore, County Tyrone.
McKevitt, Colm
20 May 1986 (30) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot shortly after being abducted from his sister's home, Killeen, County Armagh. Alleged informer.
French, Andrew
22 May 1986 (35) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed by remote controlled bomb, hidden in ditch, detonated when joint British Army (BA) / Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) foot patrol passed, Milltown Bridge, near Crossmaglen, County Armagh.
McBride, David
22 May 1986 (27) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed by remote controlled bomb, hidden in ditch, detonated when joint British Army (BA) / Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) foot patrol passed, Milltown Bridge, near Crossmaglen, County Armagh.
Smyth, William
22 May 1986 (25) Catholic
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed by remote controlled bomb, hidden in ditch, detonated when joint British Army (BA) / Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) foot patrol passed, Milltown Bridge, near Crossmaglen, County Armagh.
Hegarty, Francis
25 May 1986 (45) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Found shot, Cavan Road, near Castlederg, County Tyrone. Alleged informer.
Brown, Brian
28 May 1986 (37) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed by remote controlled bomb hidden in garage, detonated when Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR) foot patrol approached, Newry Road, Kilkeel, County Down.
McKeever, Terence
16 June 1986 (30) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Found shot at Mullaghduff, near Cullyhanna, County Armagh. Contractor to British Army (BA) / Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) .
Hill, Robert
01 July 1986 (22) 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, Drumaness, near Ballynahinch, County Down.
McVitty, John
08 July 1986 (46) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot at his farm, Drumady, near Rosslea, County Fermanagh.
Davies, Carl
09 July 1986 (24) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed by remote controlled bomb hidden in car/trailer, detonated when British Army (BA) foot patrol passed, Glassdrumman, near Crossmaglen, County Armagh.
Bertram, Robert
09 July 1986 (20) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed by remote controlled bomb hidden in car/trailer, detonated when British Army (BA) foot patrol passed, Glassdrumman, near Crossmaglen, County Armagh.
Leonard, Brian
12 July 1986 (20) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Protestant Action Force (PAF)
Died two days after being shot while working on building site, Snugville Street, Shankill, Belfast.
McCallan, Colm
16 July 1986 (25) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Protestant Action Force (PAF)
Died two days after being shot near to his home, Millview Court, Ligoniel, Belfast.
Duffy, Martin
19 July 1986 (28) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Protestant Action Force (PAF)
Taxi driver. Shot when lured to bogus pick-up, Chichester Park Central, off Antrim Road, Belfast.
Blackbourne, Karl
26 July 1986 (19) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot from close range while sitting in stationary Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) armoured patrol car, Market Street, Newry, County Down.
Kilpatrick, Peter
26 July 1986 (27) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot from close range while sitting in stationary Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) armoured patrol car, Market Street, Newry, County Down.
Allen, Charles
26 July 1986 (37) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot from close range while sitting in stationary Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) armoured patrol car, Market Street, Newry, County Down.
Kyle, John
30 July 1986 (40) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot while in McCullagh's Bar, Greencastle, County Tyrone. Contractor to Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC).
Taggart, Denis
04 August 1986 (33) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot outside his home, Battenberg Street, Shankill, Belfast.
Murray, Patrick
15 August 1986 (30) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Found shot in entry off Clonard Street, Lower Falls, Belfast. Alleged informer.
McAllister, Patrick
26 August 1986 (47) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Freedom Fighters (UFF)
Shot at his home, Rodney Drive, Falls, Belfast.
Coggles, Robert
28 August 1986 (26) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Found shot on waste ground at the rear of Boys' Model School, off Ballysillan Road, Ballysillan, Belfast.
Bell, Mervyn
28 August 1986 (22) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot while sitting in stationary car outside his father's workplace, council depot, Strand Road, Derry. Contractor to British Army (BA).
McVeigh, David
10 September 1986 (37) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Found shot by the side of the road, Flagstaff, near Killeen, County Armagh. Alleged informer.
Robinson, Kenneth
12 September 1986 (30) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed by booby trap bomb, attached to his Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR) member father's car outside their home, Clonmakane Court, Caw, Derry.
Bingham, John
14 September 1986 (33) Protestant
Status: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot at his home, Ballysillan Crescent, Ballysillan, Belfast.
McKernan, James
14 September 1986 (29) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot shortly after being involved in Irish Republican Army (IRA) sniper attack on British Army (BA) foot patrol, Andersonstown Road, Belfast.
Mooney, Raymond
16 September 1986 (33) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Protestant Action Force (PAF)
Shot, while in the grounds of Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church, Crumlin Road, Ardoyne, Belfast.
Webb, Joseph
17 September 1986 (28) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Protestant Action Force (PAF)
Shot at his amusement arcade, Smithfield, Belfast.
Blaney, Martin
06 October 1986 (23) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot outside his home, Eglish, near Dungannon, County Tyrone.
Dobbin, Desmond
11 October 1986 (42) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in mortar bomb attack on New Barnsley British Army (BA) / Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) base, Springfield Road, Belfast.
Mullan, Terence
16 October 1986 (31) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Freedom Fighters (UFF)
Shot at his home, Dromore Road, Ballynahinch, County Down.
Mullan, Kathleen
16 October 1986 (79) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Freedom Fighters (UFF)
Shot at her home, Dromore Road, Ballynahinch, County Down.
Dickson, William
18 October 1986 (39) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Association (UDA), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Shot while in Kimberley Inn, Kimberley Street, Ballynafeigh, Belfast. Internal Ulster Defence Association (UDA) dispute.
Johnston, Kenneth
24 October 1986 (25) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot while sitting in his firm's stationary car, Magherafelt, County Derry. His firm contractor to British Army (BA) / Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC).
Patterson, Derek
10 November 1986 (39) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish People's Liberation Organisation (IPLO)
Off duty. Shot outside friend's home, Fitzroy Avenue, off Ormeau Road, Belfast.
McCormick, Alan
14 November 1986 (29) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: not known (nk)
Knocked down by Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) land rover, during street disturbances, Bilston Road, Ballysillan, Belfast.
Bradley, Paul
09 December 1986 (30) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Died three days after being badly beaten in Tavern Bar, Bridge Street, Lisburn, County Antrim.
Caldwell, Desmond
12 December 1986 (44) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed by booby trap bomb attached to cab of lorry, at his workplace, Killen, near Castlederg, County Tyrone. Mistaken for off duty Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) reservist.
McCartan, Thomas
21 December 1986 (31) Catholic
Status: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA), Killed by: Irish People's Liberation Organisation (IPLO)
Shot outside his home, Commedagh Drive, Andersonstown, Belfast. Irish National Liberation Army (INLA) / Irish People's Liberation Organisation (IPLO) feud.

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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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