1984

Below is a list of members of the regiment murdered in this year.


2 January Pte Robert G Elliott Castlederg, Strabane
20 January Pte Linden Houston Dunmurry
2 March L/ Cpl Thomas Loughlin Castlederg
8 March Pte David Montgomery Moira
8 May Pte Johnston Drumglass Hospital, Dungannon
12 May C/ Sgt Ivan Hillen Lismore, Augher
4 June Pte David Chambers Dollingstown
14 July Cpl Heather Kerrigan Castlederg
14 July Pte Norman Mc Kinley Castlederg
7 September Pte Robert D Bennett Dungannon

 

Pte David Chambers.
David Chambers was a part time member of the UDR and was murdered by PIRA near the Bomore factory were he worked.

Two gunmen waited in ambush behind a hedge on the Inn Road, Dollingstown for David Chambers to arrive for work on his motorbike, as he approached one of the gunmen opened fire with a shotgun knocking David off the bike and while the other ran forward and shot him four times whie he lay on the road.

Two police officers attending the scene were injured by a device that had been left by the terror group with the aim of murdering anyone who came to the aid of the murdered soldier.

 

Roll of Honour for ex members of the Regiment.
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Read the story by the sister of Private Roger Love.
Private Love
murdered in 1991 & this article tells you how his sister heard the news
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