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Restorick, Stephen
12 February 1997 (23) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot, by sniper, while at British Army (BA) Vehicle Check Point (VCP), Green Road, Bessbrook, County Armagh.
Slane, John
14 March 1997 (44) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Shot, at his home, Thames Court, off Broadway, Falls, Belfast.
Templeton, David
24 March 1997 (43) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Died six weeks after being badly beaten in his home, Fairview Road, Newtownabbey, County Antrim.
Hamill, Robert
08 May 1997 (25) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Died eleven days after being badly beaten by group of men, Thomas Street, Portadown, County Armagh.
Bradshaw, Darren
09 May 1997 (24) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA)
Off duty. Shot while in Parliament Bar, Dunbar Link, Belfast.
Brown, Sean
13 May 1997 (61) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Loyalist Volunteer Force (LVF)
Found shot, in his burning car, Moneynick Road, near Randlestown, County Antrim.
Harbinson, John
18 May 1997 (39) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Found beaten to death in entry, off Mount Vernon Walk, Mount Vernon, Belfast.
Taylor, Gregory
01 June 1997 (41) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Off duty. Beaten to death, outside Kelly's Bar, Church Street, Ballymoney, County Antrim.
Morris, John
04 June 1997 (26) nfNIRI
Status: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA), Killed by: Garda Siochana (GS)
From County Dublin. Shot, during armed robbery, at commercial premises, Goldenbridge Industrial Estate, Inchicore, Dublin.
Bates, Robert
11 June 1997 (48) Protestant
Status: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Shot, at his workplace, Ex-prisoners Interpretative Centre, Woodvale Road, Shankill, Belfast. Ulster Defence Association / Ulster Volunteer Force feud.
Graham, John
16 June 1997 (34) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot, while on Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) foot patrol, Church Walk, Lurgan, County Armagh.
Johnston, David
16 June 1997 (30) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot, while on Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) foot patrol, Church Walk, Lurgan, County Armagh.
Morton, Brian
07 July 1997 (28) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Association (UDA), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Died in premature bomb explosion, River Lagan Towpath, by Seymour Hill, Dunmurry, near Belfast, County Antrim.
Martin, Bernadette
15 July 1997 (18) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Loyalist Volunteer Force (LVF)
Shot, at her friends home, Soldierstown Road, Aghalee, County Antrim.
Morgan, James
27 July 1997 (16) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Loyalist Volunteer Force (LVF)
Found beaten to death, in field, off Blackstaff Road, Clough, near Castlewellan, County Down.
O'Raw, Brian
19 August 1997 (31) nfNI
Status: Ulster Defence Association (UDA), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Originally from Scotland. Abducted somewhere in the Dundonald area, County Down. Found beaten to death, Kiltonga nature reserve, off Belfast Road, Newtownards, County Down, on 26 September 1977. Ulster Defence Association (UDA) / Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF) feud.
Greer, Glenn
25 October 1997 (28) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Killed by booby trap bomb, attached to his car, which exploded while driving along, Drumhirk Drive, Kilcooley, Bangor, County Down.
McCord, Raymond
09 November 1997 (22) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Found beaten to death in quarry, Ballyduff, Newtownabbey, County Antrim.
Devlin, Gerry
05 December 1997 (36) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Loyalist Volunteer Force (LVF)
Shot, outside St. Enda's Gaelic Athletic Association Club, Hightown Road, Glengormley, near Belfast, County Antrim.
Wright, Billy
27 December 1997 (36) Protestant
Status: Loyalist Volunteer Force (LVF), Killed by: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA)
Leader of Loyalist Volunteer Force. Shot, while travelling in prison van, inside Long Kesh / Maze prison, County Down.
Dillon, Seamus
27 December 1997 (45) Catholic
Status: ex-Irish Republican Army (xIRA), Killed by: Loyalist Volunteer Force (LVF)
Security man. Shot at the entrance to Glengannon Hotel, near Dungannon, County Tyrone.
Treanor, Edmund
31 December 1997 (31) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Shot, during gun attack, on Clifton Tavern, Cliftonville 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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