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Chronolgical Listing: 1997 Total: 22

photo 12 February 1997
Restorick, Stephen (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.
Memorials
  
photo 14 March 1997
Slane, John (44) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Shot, at his home, Thames Court, off Broadway, Falls, Belfast.
Memorials
  
photo 24 March 1997
Templeton, David (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.
Memorials
  
photo 08 May 1997
Hamill, Robert (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.
Memorials
  
photo 09 May 1997
Bradshaw, Darren (24) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA)
Off duty. Shot while in Parliament Bar, Dunbar Link, Belfast.
Memorials
  
photo 13 May 1997
Brown, Sean (61) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Loyalist Volunteer Force (LVF)
Found shot, in his burning car, Moneynick Road, near Randlestown, County Antrim.
Memorials
  
photo 18 May 1997
Harbinson, John (39) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Found beaten to death in entry, off Mount Vernon Walk, Mount Vernon, Belfast.
Memorials
  
photo 01 June 1997
Taylor, Gregory (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.
Memorials
  
photo 04 June 1997
Morris, John (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.
Memorials
  
photo 11 June 1997
Bates, Robert (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.
Memorials
  
photo 16 June 1997
Graham, John (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.
Memorials
  
photo 16 June 1997
Johnston, David (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.
Memorials
  
photo 07 July 1997
Morton, Brian (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.
Memorials
  
photo 15 July 1997
Martin, Bernadette (18) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Loyalist Volunteer Force (LVF)
Shot, at her friends home, Soldierstown Road, Aghalee, County Antrim.
Memorials
  
photo 27 July 1997
Morgan, James (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.
Memorials
  
photo 19 August 1997
O'Raw, Brian (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.
Memorials
  
photo 25 October 1997
Greer, Glenn (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.
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photo 09 November 1997
McCord, Raymond (22) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Found beaten to death in quarry, Ballyduff, Newtownabbey, County Antrim.
Memorials
  
photo 05 December 1997
Devlin, Gerry (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.
Memorials
  
photo 27 December 1997
Wright, Billy (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.
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photo 27 December 1997
Dillon, Seamus (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.
Memorials
  
photo 31 December 1997
Treanor, Edmund (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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Note on the photographs:
Most of the photographs in this section were provided by family members, relatives or friends of the person killed, to the local media at the time of death. In most cases the photographs were taken by a member of the family, a relative or a friend. At the time the photographs were provided to the local media, the name of the photographer was not recorded. No payment was made for the photograph. In some cases the original image was never returned.
Copyright of the photographs:
Copyright © of the photographs remains with the (unknown) original photographer. If anyone believes they own the copyright of any of the photographs in this section, and objects to its reproduction on this Web site, they should contact the CAIN Director.
Sources:
Text is taken with permission from Malcolm Sutton's 'Index of Deaths'.
The photographs were obtained from various sources including: newspapers, magazines, books, other publications, video, memorials, Web sites, etc.
Removal of photographs:
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Appeal for additional photographs:
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