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Bryan, Keith
05 January 1972 (18) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by sniper while on British Army (BA) foot patrol, Ardmoulin Street, Lower Falls, Belfast.
O'Neill, Daniel
07 January 1972 (20) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Died two days after being shot during gun battle, Oranmore Street, Falls, Belfast.
Woods, Peter
08 January 1972 (29) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Shot at his home, Lowwood Park, Skegoneill, Belfast.
Denham, Raymond
12 January 1972 (42) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty reservist. Shot at his workplace, Waterford Street, Lower Falls, Belfast.
Crawford, Maynard
13 January 1972 (38) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot while driving his firm's van along King's Road, off Doagh Road, Newtownabbey, County Antrim.
McCormick, Eamon
16 January 1972 (17) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army Youth Section (IRAF), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Died over two months after being shot during gun battle, near St Peter's School, Ballymurphy, Belfast.
Agnew, Sydney
18 January 1972 (40) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot at his home, The Mount, off Albertbridge Road, Belfast. Witness to the hijacking of a bus.
Stentiford, Philip
21 January 1972 (18) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in land mine attack on British Army (BA) foot patrol, Derrynoose, near Keady, County Armagh.
McNulty, Peter
26 January 1972 (47) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in premature bomb explosion during attack on Castlewellan Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) base, County Down.
Gilgunn, Peter
27 January 1972 (26) Catholic
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot during gun attack on Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) patrol car, Creggan Road, Derry.
Montgomery, David
27 January 1972 (20) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot during gun attack on Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) patrol car, Creggan Road, Derry.
Carroll, Raymond
28 January 1972 (22) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot at garage, Oldpark Road, Belfast.
Alers-Hankey, Robin
30 January 1972 (35) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died four months after being shot by sniper during street disturbances, Abbey Street, Bogside, Derry. He was wounded on 2 September 1971.
Duddy, John
30 January 1972 (17) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot during anti-internment march in the vicinity of Rossville Street, Bogside, Derry.
McElhinney, Kevin
30 January 1972 (17) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot during anti-internment march in the vicinity of Rossville Street, Bogside, Derry.
Doherty, Patrick
30 January 1972 (31) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot during anti-internment march in the vicinity of Rossville Street, Bogside, Derry.
McGuigan, Bernard
30 January 1972 (41) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot during anti-internment march in the vicinity of Rossville Street, Bogside, Derry.
Gilmour, Hugh
30 January 1972 (17) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot during anti-internment march in the vicinity of Rossville Street, Bogside, Derry.
Nash, William
30 January 1972 (19) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot during anti-internment march in the vicinity of Rossville Street, Bogside, Derry.
McDaid, Michael
30 January 1972 (20) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot during anti-internment march in the vicinity of Rossville Street, Bogside, Derry.
Young, John
30 January 1972 (17) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot during anti-internment march in the vicinity of Rossville Street, Bogside, Derry.
Kelly, Michael
30 January 1972 (17) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot during anti-internment march in the vicinity of Rossville Street, Bogside, Derry.
Wray, James
30 January 1972 (22) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot during anti-internment march in the vicinity of Rossville Street, Bogside, Derry.
Donaghy, Gerry
30 January 1972 (17) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army Youth Section (IRAF), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot during anti-internment march in the vicinity of Rossville Street, Bogside, Derry.
McKinney, Gerald
30 January 1972 (35) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot during anti-internment march in the vicinity of Rossville Street, Bogside, Derry.
McKinney, William
30 January 1972 (26) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot during anti-internment march in the vicinity of Rossville Street, Bogside, Derry.
Johnston, John
30 January 1972 (59) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot during anti-internment march in the vicinity of Rossville Street, Bogside, Derry. He died 16 June 1972.
Bramley, Ian
01 February 1972 (25) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by sniper while leaving Hastings Street Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) / British Army (BA) base, Lower Falls, Belfast.
McElroy, Thomas
02 February 1972 (29) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot by sniper from Henry Taggart British Army (BA) base, while in Divismore Park, Ballymurphy, Belfast.
O'Neill, Louis
02 February 1972 (49) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Killed in bomb attack on Imperial Bar, Stewartstown, County Tyrone.
McFadden, Paul
05 February 1972 (31) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died six days after being injured in van bomb explosion at Castle Arcade, off Castle Lane, Belfast. Inadequate warning given.
Grant, Phelim
05 February 1972 (-9) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died in premature bomb explosion while travelling on barge, near Crumlin, Lough Neagh, County Antrim.
McCann, Charles
05 February 1972 (-9) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died in premature bomb explosion while travelling on barge, near Crumlin, Lough Neagh, County Antrim.
Seaman, David
06 February 1972 (31) nfNI
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: not known (nk)
Englishman also known as Barry Barber. Found shot, Cullaville, near Crossmaglen, County Armagh.
Rice, Bernard
08 February 1972 (49) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Red Hand Commando (RHC)
Shot from passing car while walking opposite Ardoyne shops, Crumlin Road, Belfast.
Casey, Patrick
09 February 1972 (26) Catholic
Status: non-specific Republican group (REP), Killed by: non-specific Republican group (REP)
Died three days after being injured in an explosion at temporary council offices in school hall, Keady, County Armagh. Explosion occurred 6 February 1972.
Cunningham, Joseph
10 February 1972 (26) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC)
Shot during gun battle, O'Neill's Road, Newtownabbey, County Antrim.
Harris, Ian
10 February 1972 (26) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in land mine attack on British Army (BA) mobile patrol, Cullyhanna, County Armagh.
Champ, David
10 February 1972 (23) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in land mine attack on British Army (BA) mobile patrol, Cullyhanna, County Armagh.
McCann, Thomas
13 February 1972 (19) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: non-specific Republican group (REP)
From Dublin. Off duty. Found shot, near Newtownbutler, County Fermanagh.
Callaghan, Thomas
16 February 1972 (45) Catholic
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Found shot, shortly after being abducted while driving bus, Foyle Road, Derry.
Prime, Michael
16 February 1972 (18) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by sniper while on British Army (BA) mobile patrol, by the Moira roundabout, MI Motorway, County Down.
English, Elizabeth
17 February 1972 (65) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died seven days after being shot during attempted ambush of British Army (BA) foot patrol, Barrack Street, Lower Falls, Belfast.
Steele, Gerard
21 February 1972 (27) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died in premature bomb explosion while travelling in car along Knockbreda Road, near to Castlereagh Road roundabout, Belfast.
Bell, Gerard
21 February 1972 (20) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died in premature bomb explosion while travelling in car along Knockbreda Road, near to Castlereagh Road roundabout, Belfast.
Magee, Joseph
21 February 1972 (31) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died in premature bomb explosion while travelling in car along Knockbreda Road, near to Castlereagh Road roundabout, Belfast.
Dorrian, Robert
21 February 1972 (28) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died in premature bomb explosion while travelling in car along Knockbreda Road, near to Castlereagh Road roundabout, Belfast.
Weston, Gerry
22 February 1972 (38) nfNIB
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA)
Catholic chaplain to British Army. Killed in bomb attack on British Army (BA) base, Aldershot, England.
Lunn, Joan
22 February 1972 (39) nfNIB
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA)
Killed in bomb attack on British Army (BA) base, Aldershot, England. Civilian employed at the British Army (BA) base.
Munton, Cherie
22 February 1972 (20) nfNIB
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA)
Killed in bomb attack on British Army (BA) base, Aldershot, England. Civilian employed at the British Army (BA) base.
Bosley, Thelma
22 February 1972 (44) nfNIB
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA)
Killed in bomb attack on British Army (BA) base, Aldershot, England. Civilian employed at the British Army (BA) base.
Grant, Margaret
22 February 1972 (32) nfNIB
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA)
Killed in bomb attack on British Army (BA) base, Aldershot, England. Civilian employed at the British Army (BA) base.
Haslar, John
22 February 1972 (58) nfNIB
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA)
Killed in bomb attack on British Army (BA) base, Aldershot, England. Civilian employed at the British Army (BA) base.
Mansfield, Jill
22 February 1972 (34) nfNIB
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA)
Killed in bomb attack on British Army (BA) base, Aldershot, England. Civilian employed at the British Army (BA) base.
Dickson, Henry
29 February 1972 (46) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot at his home, Lawrence Street, Lurgan, County Armagh.
Fletcher, John
01 March 1972 (43) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot outside his home, Frevagh, near Garrison, County Fermanagh.
Mahon, John
01 March 1972 (16) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC)
Shot while travelling in stolen car in Belfast city centre. Car abandoned outside Royal Victoria Hospital, Falls Road, Belfast.
Connors, Michael
01 March 1972 (14) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC)
Shot while travelling in stolen car in Belfast city centre. Car abandoned outside Royal Victoria Hospital, Falls Road, Belfast.
Morrow, Thomas
02 March 1972 (28) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA)
Died two days after being shot while investigating break-in at factory, Camlough Road, Newry, County Down.
Keating, Stephen
03 March 1972 (18) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot while on British Army (BA) foot patrol, Manor Street, Belfast.
Kavanagh, Albert
04 March 1972 (18) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC)
Shot during attempted bomb attack on factory, Boucher Road, Belfast.
Bereen, Janet
04 March 1972 (21) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in bomb attack on Abercorn Restaurant, Castle Lane, Belfast.
Owens, Anne
04 March 1972 (22) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in bomb attack on Abercorn Restaurant, Castle Lane, Belfast.
McCausland, Marcus
04 March 1972 (39) Catholic
Status: ex-Ulster Defence Regiment (xUDR), Killed by: Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA)
Found shot, by the side of Braehead Road, Derry.
Gamble, Eamon
08 March 1972 (27) Catholic
Status: non-specific Republican group (REP), Killed by: non-specific Republican group (REP)
Died one month after being injured in an explosion at temporary council offices in school hall, Keady, County Armagh. Explosion occurred on 6 February 1972.
Jardine, Joseph
08 March 1972 (44) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot at his workplace, Ministry of Agriculture office, Middletown, County Armagh.
Crossen, Gerard
09 March 1972 (19) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died in premature bomb explosion in house, Clonard Street, Lower Falls, Belfast.
Lewis, Anthony
09 March 1972 (16) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died in premature bomb explosion in house, Clonard Street, Lower Falls, Belfast.
Johnson, Sean
09 March 1972 (19) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died in premature bomb explosion in house, Clonard Street, Lower Falls, Belfast.
McCann, Thomas
09 March 1972 (20) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died in premature bomb explosion in house, Clonard Street, Lower Falls, Belfast.
Hyndman, Bernadette
12 March 1972 (24) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA)
Shot outside her home during sniper attack on British Army (BA) foot patrol, Abyssinia Street, Lower Falls, Belfast.
McCrory, Patrick
13 March 1972 (19) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot at his home, Ravenhill Avenue, Belfast.
Keenan, Colm
14 March 1972 (19) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot while in entry off Dove Gardens, Bogside, Derry.
McGillan, Eugene
14 March 1972 (18) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot while in entry off Dove Gardens, Bogside, Derry.
Logan, William
15 March 1972 (23) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot while on Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) mobile patrol, Brackaville Road, Coalisland, County Tyrone.
Cracknell, Christopher
15 March 1972 (29) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed by booby trap bomb, hidden in abandoned car, Grosvenor Road, Belfast.
Butcher, Anthony
15 March 1972 (24) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed by booby trap bomb, hidden in abandoned car, Grosvenor Road, Belfast.
Knox, Carmel
16 March 1972 (20) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Killed when bomb exploded in public toilet, Market Street, Lurgan, County Armagh.
McAllister, Ernest
20 March 1972 (31) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in car bomb explosion, Donegall Street, Belfast. Inadequate warning given.
O'Neill, Bernard
20 March 1972 (36) Catholic
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in car bomb explosion, Donegall Street, Belfast. Inadequate warning given.
Dougan, Ernest
20 March 1972 (39) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in car bomb explosion, Donegall Street, Belfast. Inadequate warning given.
Trainor, Samuel
20 March 1972 (39) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Killed in car bomb explosion, Donegall Street, Belfast. Inadequate warning given.
Macklin, James
20 March 1972 (30) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in car bomb explosion, Donegall Street, Belfast. Inadequate warning given.
Bell, Sydney
20 March 1972 (65) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in car bomb explosion, Donegall Street, Belfast. Inadequate warning given.
Miller, Henry
20 March 1972 (79) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Injured in car bomb explosion, Donegall Street, Belfast. Inadequate warning given. He died 5 April 1972.
Taylor, John
20 March 1972 (19) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by sniper while on British Army (BA) foot patrol, William Street, Derry.
O'Riordan, Sean
23 March 1972 (13) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army Youth Section (IRAF), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot during petrol bomb attack on British Army (BA) foot patrol, Cawnpore Street, Falls, Belfast.
Campbell, Patrick
25 March 1972 (16) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot, in error, by other Irish Republican Army (IRA) member, while setting up ambush of British Army (BA) patrol, junction of Springhill Avenue and Springfield Road, Belfast.
Beckett, Ingram
26 March 1972 (37) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Association (UDA), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Found shot, Conlig Street, Shankill, Belfast. Internal Ulster Defence Association dispute.
Forsythe, Joseph
28 March 1972 (57) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in van bomb explosion outside Limavady Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) base, County Derry. Driving past at the time of the attack.
McMichael, Robert
28 March 1972 (27) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in van bomb explosion outside Limavady Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) base, County Derry. Driving past at the time of the attack.
Calladene, Bernard
29 March 1972 (39) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed by booby trap bomb in abandoned car, Wellington Street, Belfast.
Johnston, Ruby
29 March 1972 (35) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: not known (nk)
Died seven weeks after being badly burned during petrol bomb attack on bus, Ring Road, Armagh.
Crawford, Martha
30 March 1972 (39) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot during gun battle between British Army (BA) and Irish Republican Army (IRA), Rossnareen Avenue, Andersonstown, Belfast.
McCrystal, Charles
07 April 1972 (17) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died in premature bomb explosion in garage, Bawnmore Park, Greencastle, Belfast.
Hughes, Samuel
07 April 1972 (17) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died in premature bomb explosion in garage, Bawnmore Park, Greencastle, Belfast.
McErlean, John
07 April 1972 (17) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died in premature bomb explosion in garage, Bawnmore Park, Greencastle, Belfast.
Sime, Peter
07 April 1972 (22) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by sniper while on British Army (BA) foot patrol, Springfield Road, Belfast.
Blackburn, Eric
10 April 1972 (24) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA)
Killed in bomb attack on British Army (BA) foot patrol, Brooke Park, Rosemount, Derry.
Thomasson, Brian
10 April 1972 (21) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA)
Killed in bomb attack on British Army (BA) foot patrol, Brooke Park, Rosemount, Derry.
McAuley, Elizabeth
13 April 1972 (64) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in van bomb explosion, Main Street, Ballymoney, County Antrim. Inadequate warning given.
McCann, Joe
15 April 1972 (25) Catholic
Status: Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot as he walked along Joy Street, Markets, Belfast.
Hull, Nicholas
15 April 1972 (22) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA)
Shot by sniper while travelling in British Army (BA) Armoured Personnel Carrier, Divis Street, Lower Falls, Belfast.
McConville, Sean
15 April 1972 (17) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot from passing car while walking along Crumlin Road, Belfast.
Bristow, Gerald
16 April 1972 (26) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA)
Shot by sniper while on British Army (BA) foot patrol, Bishop Street, Derry.
Robinson, Martin
16 April 1972 (21) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA)
Shot during gun attack on British Army (BA) base, Brandywell, Derry.
Magee, Patrick
17 April 1972 (20) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot as he walked along Divis Street, Lower Falls, Belfast.
Donaghy, Patrick
17 April 1972 (86) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot at the window of his flat, Divis Tower, Divis Flats, Belfast.
Elliott, James
19 April 1972 (36) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Found shot by the side of the road, Altnamackan, near Newtownhamilton, County Armagh.
Owens, Martin
19 April 1972 (22) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Found shot shortly after being thrown from car, Horn Drive, Suffolk, Belfast.
Donnelly, Gerard
20 April 1972 (22) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Taxi driver. Found shot, Harrybrook Street, off Crumlin Road, Belfast.
Rowntree, Francis
22 April 1972 (11) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot by rubber bullet, Divis Flats, Belfast.
Gold, Joseph
25 April 1972 (29) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died four days after being shot at British Army (BA) Vehicle Check Point (VCP), Donegall Road, Belfast.
Gavin, Rosaleen
29 April 1972 (8) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot during sniper attack on British Army (BA) base, Oldpark Road, Belfast.
Currie, David
01 May 1972 (26) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in bomb attack on Courtauld's factory, Carrickfergus, County Antrim. Inadequate warning given.
Andrews, Victor
04 May 1972 (20) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Found stabbed to death in entry off Baltic Avenue, New Lodge, Belfast.
Ballard, John
11 May 1972 (18) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by sniper while on British Army (BA) foot patrol, Sultan Street, Lower Falls, Belfast.
McVeigh, Patrick
12 May 1972 (44) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot by undercover British Army (BA) members from passing car, Riverdale Park South, Andersonstown, Belfast.
Starrs, John
13 May 1972 (19) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot during gun battle, William Street, Derry.
McIlroy, Thomas
13 May 1972 (50) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Shot by sniper firing from Springmartin shortly after car bomb attack on Kelly's Bar, Whiterock Road, Ballymurphy, Belfast.
Buckley, Alan
13 May 1972 (22) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot during gun battle, Whiterock Road, Ballymurphy, Belfast.
McMullan, Robert
13 May 1972 (32) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: not known (nk)
Shot by sniper while walking along New Barnsley Park, Ballymurphy, Belfast.
Campbell, Martha
14 May 1972 (13) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Shot while walking along Springhill Avenue, Ballymurphy, Belfast.
Pedlow, John
14 May 1972 (17) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died one day after being shot during gun battle between Irish Republican Army (IRA) and Loyalists, Springmartin Road, Belfast.
McCusker, Gerard
14 May 1972 (24) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Found shot on waste ground, Hopeton Street, Shankill, Belfast.
Moane, Bernard
17 May 1972 (46) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Found shot by Knockagh War Memorial, near Greenisland, County Antrim.
Hurst, Ronald
17 May 1972 (25) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot while working on perimeter fencing outside Crossmaglen Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) / British Army (BA) base, County Armagh.
Hillman, John
18 May 1972 (28) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died three days after being shot by sniper while in Flax Street British Army (BA) base, Ardoyne, Belfast.
Morris, Harold
19 May 1972 (15) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by sniper while walking along Boundary Street, Shankill, Belfast.
Deery, Manus
19 May 1972 (15) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot by sniper from British Army (BA) observation post on city walls, while in entry off Westland Street, Derry.
Gillespie, Henry
20 May 1972 (32) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by sniper while on Ulster Defence Regiment mobile patrol, Killyliss, near Dungannon, County Tyrone.
Oliver, Richard
21 May 1972 (40) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: not known (nk)
Killed by falling telegraph pole which hijacked bus had collided with, during street disturbances, Ballysillan Road, Belfast.
Best, William
21 May 1972 (19) Catholic
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA)
On leave. Found shot, William Street, Derry.
Barton, Adrian
21 May 1972 (18) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Shot from passing car shortly after leaving Whitehorse Inn, Springfield Road, Belfast. Assumed to be a Catholic.
Hughes, William
22 May 1972 (54) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot while sitting in parked car, Moortown, near Coagh, County Tyrone. Mistaken for civilian-type Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) vehicle.
Moran, John
23 May 1972 (17) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Died ten days after being injured by car bomb left outside Kelly's Bar, Whiterock Road, Ballymurphy, Belfast.
Handley, Eustace
23 May 1972 (20) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by sniper while on British Army (BA) foot patrol, Springhill Avenue, Ballymurphy, Belfast.
Brennan, Andrew
23 May 1972 (22) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Shot outside his home, Sicily Park, Finaghy, Belfast.
Young, Margaret
26 May 1972 (64) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in car bomb explosion, Oxford Street, Belfast.
Duddy, Gerard
27 May 1972 (20) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Shot while walking at the junction of Finaghy Road North and Andersonstown Road, Andersonstown, Belfast.
Teer, James
28 May 1972 (21) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot from passing car while walking along Springfield Road, Belfast
Fitzsimmons, Joseph
28 May 1972 (17) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died in premature bomb explosion in house, Anderson Street, Short Strand, Belfast.
McIlhone, John
28 May 1972 (17) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died in premature bomb explosion in house, Anderson Street, Short Strand, Belfast.
McDonnell, Edward
28 May 1972 (29) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died in premature bomb explosion in house, Anderson Street, Short Strand, Belfast.
Engelen, Martin
28 May 1972 (19) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died in premature bomb explosion in house, Anderson Street, Short Strand, Belfast.
Crawford, Henry
28 May 1972 (39) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died in premature bomb explosion in house, Anderson Street, Short Strand, Belfast.
Clarke, Mary
28 May 1972 (27) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died in premature bomb explosion in house, Anderson Street, Short Strand, Belfast.
Nugent, John
28 May 1972 (31) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died in premature bomb explosion in house, Anderson Street, Short Strand, Belfast.
McMahon, Geraldine
28 May 1972 (17) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died in premature bomb explosion in house, Anderson Street, Short Strand, Belfast.
Wardlow, Thomas
29 May 1972 (32) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot from passing car while walking along Millfield, Belfast.
Scott, Joan
30 May 1972 (12) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died three days after being shot during sniper attack on Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) mobile patrol, Oldpark Road, Belfast.
Doglay, Marcel
30 May 1972 (28) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed when time bomb exploded inside Springfield Road Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) / British Army (BA) base, Belfast.
Bruce, Michael
30 May 1972 (27) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by sniper while on British Army (BA) mobile patrol, Kennedy Way, Andersonstown, Belfast.
Husband, Victor
02 June 1972 (23) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in land mine attack on British Army (BA) foot patrol, Derryvolan, near Rosslea, County Fermanagh.
Robertson, Brian
02 June 1972 (23) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in land mine attack on British Army (BA) foot patrol, Derryvolan, near Rosslea, County Fermanagh.
Murray, Gerard
04 June 1972 (26) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Shot outside his shop, Annesley Street, off Antrim Road, Belfast.
Lee, George
06 June 1972 (22) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by sniper while on British Army (BA) foot patrol, Ballymurphy Parade, Ballymurphy, Belfast.
Coleman, Charles
06 June 1972 (29) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by sniper while on British Army (BA) mobile patrol, Tullymore Gardens, Andersonstown, Belfast.
Smith, Jean
08 June 1972 (24) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by sniper while in her car at bus terminus, Glen Road, Andersonstown, Belfast.
Campbell, Norman
08 June 1972 (19) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: not known (nk)
Shot at his workplace, building site, Upper Townsend Street, Shankill, Belfast.
Donegan, Samuel
08 June 1972 (61) nfNI
Status: Garda Siochana (GS), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed by booby trap bomb left by side of road, Legakelly, near Newtownbutler, County Fermanagh. Garda Donegan had strayed a few yards over the border into Northern Ireland.
Megahey, Edward
08 June 1972 (44) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died three days after being shot by sniper while on Ulster Defence Regiment mobile patrol, Buncrana Road, Derry.
Stanton, Roy
09 June 1972 (27) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot as he left his workplace, Autolite factory, Finaghy Road North, Belfast.
Brown, Marian
10 June 1972 (17) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Shot from passing car while standing with friends, Roden Street, off Grosvenor Road, Belfast.
Madden, John
11 June 1972 (43) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Shot outside his shop, Oldpark Road, Belfast.
Campbell, Joseph
11 June 1972 (16) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army Youth Section (IRAF), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot during gun battle, Eskdale Gardens, Ardoyne, Belfast.
McGrath, Norman
11 June 1972 (18) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot from passing British Army (BA) Armoured Personnel Carrier as he walked along Alloa Street, Lower Oldpark, Belfast.
Raistrick, Peter
11 June 1972 (18) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by sniper while in Brooke Park British Army (BA) base, Derry.
Giles, Alan
12 June 1972 (24) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot during gun battle, Ardoyne, Belfast.
Connor, Charles
16 June 1972 (32) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Found shot Minnowburn, Shaw's Bridge, Belfast.
McMillan, Arthur
18 June 1972 (37) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed by booby trap bomb in derelict house, Bleary, near Lurgan, County Down.
Mutch, Ian
18 June 1972 (31) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed by booby trap bomb in derelict house, Bleary, near Lurgan, County Down.
Leslie, Colin
18 June 1972 (26) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed by booby trap bomb in derelict house, Bleary, near Lurgan, County Down.
Mackin, Desmond
19 June 1972 (37) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot during altercation with Irish Republican Army (IRA) members in Cracked Cup Social Club, Leeson Street, Lower Falls, Belfast. Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA) / Irish Republican Army (IRA) feud.
Sodden, Bryan
19 June 1972 (21) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by sniper while on British Army (BA) mobile patrol, Brompton Park, Ardoyne, Belfast.
McCarthy, Kerry
21 June 1972 (19) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by sniper while on sentry duty outside Victoria Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) / British Army (BA) base, Derry.
McCullough, Patrick
23 June 1972 (17) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Shot from passing car while standing at the corner of Antrim Road and Atlantic Avenue, New Lodge, Belfast.
Stevenson, Christopher
24 June 1972 (24) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in land mine attack on British Army (BA) mobile patrol, Crabarkey, near Dungiven, County Derry.
Moon, David
24 June 1972 (24) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in land mine attack on British Army (BA) mobile patrol, Crabarkey, near Dungiven, County Derry.
Reid, Stuart
24 June 1972 (26) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in land mine attack on British Army (BA) mobile patrol, Crabarkey, near Dungiven, County Derry.
Brown, John
24 June 1972 (29) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Association (UDA), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Found shot near his home, Blackmountain Parade, Springmartin, Belfast. Internal Ulster Defence Association dispute.
Bonner, James
25 June 1972 (19) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot while travelling in stolen car, Whiterock Road, Ballymurphy, Belfast.
Houston, David
26 June 1972 (22) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot attempting to stop bomb attack on The Stables Bar, Water Street, Newry, County Down.
Meredith, James
26 June 1972 (20) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot while on British Army (BA) foot patrol, Abercorn Road, Derry.
Banks, Malcolm
26 June 1972 (30) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by sniper while on British Army (BA) mobile patrol, junction of Seaforde Street and Comber Street, Short Strand, Belfast.
Black, John
26 June 1972 (32) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Association (UDA), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Died five weeks after being shot at barricade during street disturbances, Douglas Street, off Beersbridge Road, Belfast.
Galloway, William
27 June 1972 (18) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Republican group (REP)
Shot during street disturbances, Edlingham Street, Tiger's Bay, Belfast.
Norney, Bernard
27 June 1972 (38) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot while attempting to drive through Irish Republican Army (IRA) roadblock, Whiterock Road, Ballymurphy, Belfast.
Jobling, Paul
01 July 1972 (19) nfNI
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
English visitor. Found shot on waste ground, Westway Drive, Glencairn, Belfast.
Hayes, Daniel
01 July 1972 (40) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Found shot in playground, Penrith Street, Shankill, Belfast.
Clawson, Hugh
02 July 1972 (39) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Republican group (REP)
Found shot on waste ground off Cliftonville Road, Belfast.
Fisher, David
02 July 1972 (30) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Republican group (REP)
Found shot on waste ground off Cliftonville Road, Belfast.
McCrea, Gerard
02 July 1972 (27) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Found shot, Forthriver Road, Glencairn, Belfast.
Howell, James
02 July 1972 (31) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Found shot in Gerard McCrea's car, Cavour Street, off Old Lodge Road, Belfast.
O'Hanlon, John
03 July 1972 (38) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Found shot on waste ground, Twickenham Street, Shankill, Belfast.
Orr, Malcolm
05 July 1972 (20) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: not known (nk)
Found shot by the side of the road, Carnaghliss, near Belfast, County Antrim.
Orr, Peter
05 July 1972 (19) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: not known (nk)
Found shot by the side of the road, Carnaghliss, near Belfast, County Antrim.
Robinson, Samuel
07 July 1972 (19) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot immediately after crashing into Irish Republican Army (IRA) roadblock, Cavendish Street, Falls, Belfast.
McKenna, Laurence
08 July 1972 (22) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Died three days after being shot at the junction of Falls Road and Waterford Street, Lower Falls, Belfast.
Flemming, Joseph
09 July 1972 (30) Catholic
Status: British Army Territorial Army (TA), Killed by: non-specific Republican group (REP)
Off duty. Found shot in partially burnt out car, Little Distillery Street, off Grosvenor Road, Belfast.
McMillan, Brian
09 July 1972 (21) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Republican group (REP)
Found shot in partially burnt out car, Little Distillery Street, off Grosvenor Road, Belfast.
Meehan, Alan
09 July 1972 (18) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Republican group (REP)
Found shot in partially burnt out car, Little Distillery Street, off Grosvenor Road, Belfast. He died 11th July 1972
Andrews, David
09 July 1972 (31) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Republican group (REP)
Found shot, Waterworks, off Cavehill Road, Belfast.
Fionda, Angelo
09 July 1972 (60) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot while driving his car, at the junction of Panton Street and Falls Road, Belfast.
Turkington, Gerald
09 July 1972 (32) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Association (UDA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Found shot Stewart Street, Markets, Belfast.
Dougal, John
09 July 1972 (16) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army Youth Section (IRAF), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot by sniper from British Army (BA) observation post in Corry's Timber Yard, while in the vicinity of Westrock Drive, Ballymurphy, Belfast.
Gargan, Margaret
09 July 1972 (13) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot by sniper from British Army (BA) observation post in Corry's Timber Yard, while walking along Westrock Gardens, Ballymurphy, Belfast.
Butler, Patrick
09 July 1972 (38) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot by sniper from British Army (BA) observation post in Corry's Timber Yard, while in the vicinity of Westrock Drive, Ballymurphy, Belfast.
Fitzpatrick, Noel
09 July 1972 (40) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Catholic Priest. Shot by sniper from British Army (BA) observation post in Corry's Timber Yard, while in the vicinity of Westrock Drive, Ballymurphy, Belfast.
McCafferty, David
09 July 1972 (15) Catholic
Status: Official Irish Republican Army Youth Section (OIRAF), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot by sniper from British Army (BA) observation post in Corry's Timber Yard, while in the vicinity of Westrock Drive, Ballymurphy, Belfast.
Gibson, Gerard
11 July 1972 (16) Catholic
Status: Official Irish Republican Army Youth Section (OIRAF), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot while in house, Carrigart Avenue, Suffolk, Belfast.
Watson, Charles
11 July 1972 (21) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Found shot off Carlisle Circus, Belfast.
Jones, Terence
11 July 1972 (23) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot while on British Army (BA) foot patrol, Great James Street, Derry.
Beattie, Paul
12 July 1972 (19) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Republican group (REP)
Found shot in entry, off Churchill Park, Portadown, County Armagh.
McCabe, Jack
12 July 1972 (48) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Shot at his licensed premises, McCabe's Bar, High Street, Portadown, County Armagh.
Cochrane, William
12 July 1972 (53) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Shot while inside McCabe's Bar, High Street, Portadown, County Armagh.
McClenaghan, David
12 July 1972 (15) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Shot at his home, Southport Street, Lower Oldpark, Belfast.
Poots, Colin
12 July 1972 (21) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Republican group (REP)
Found shot by Flush River, off Springfield Road, Belfast.
Rooney, Martin
13 July 1972 (22) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by sniper while on British Army (BA) mobile patrol, Clonard Street, Lower Falls, Belfast.
Mogg, Kenneth
13 July 1972 (29) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by sniper while on British Army (BA) mobile patrol, Dunville Park, Falls Road, Belfast.
Meeke, David
13 July 1972 (24) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by sniper while on British Army (BA) foot patrol, Hooker Street, Ardoyne, Belfast.
Russell, Henry
13 July 1972 (23) Catholic
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Off duty. Found shot, Larkfield Drive, Sydenham, Belfast.
Burns, Thomas
13 July 1972 (35) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot while leaving Glenpark Social Club, Glenpark Street, Oldpark, Belfast.
Reid, James
13 July 1972 (27) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot during gun battle Eskdale Gardens, Ardoyne, Belfast.
Toolan, Terence
13 July 1972 (36) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot during gun battle Eskdale Gardens, Ardoyne, Belfast.
Scullion, Louis
14 July 1972 (27) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot while walking through Unity Flats, off Upper Library Street, Belfast.
Williams-Wynn, Robert
14 July 1972 (24) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by sniper during gun battle, Lenadoon, Belfast.
Heppenstall, Peter
14 July 1972 (20) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by sniper while on British Army (BA) foot patrol, Alliance Avenue, Ardoyne, Belfast.
McIntyre, Jane
14 July 1972 (64) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot outside her home, Highpark Drive, during Irish Republican Army (IRA) sniper attack on the nearby Black Mountain School British Army (BA) base, Highfield, Belfast.
Brady, Edward
14 July 1972 (30) Catholic
Status: Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot during gun battle, Ardilea Street, Ardoyne, Belfast.
Williams, John
14 July 1972 (22) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot during gun battle, Alliance Avenue, Ardoyne, Belfast.
Hughes, Felix
15 July 1972 (35) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Abducted somewhere in Portadown, County Armagh. Found shot in drainage ditch, off Watsons Street, Edenderry, Portadown, County Armagh, on 4 August 1972.
Young, John
15 July 1972 (27) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed attempting to defuse bomb by side of road, Silverbridge, near Crossmaglen, County Armagh.
Mooney, John
15 July 1972 (17) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot while walking along Ligoniel Road, Ligoniel, Belfast.
Canham, Kenneth
15 July 1972 (24) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by sniper while on British Army (BA) foot patrol, Lenadoon Avenue, Belfast.
Graham, Terence
16 July 1972 (24) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in land mine attack on British Army (BA) Armoured Personnel Carrier, Carran, near Crossmaglen, County Armagh.
Lee, James
16 July 1972 (25) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in land mine attack on British Army (BA) Armoured Personnel Carrier, Carran, near Crossmaglen, County Armagh.
Laverty, Robert
16 July 1972 (18) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot while sitting in stationary Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) patrol car, Antrim Road, Belfast.
Molloy, Tobias
16 July 1972 (18) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army Youth Section (IRAF), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot by rubber bullet during street disturbances, outside Lifford Road British Army (BA) base, Strabane, County Tyrone.
McKeown, Francis
16 July 1972 (43) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Died one day after being shot, Shaw's Road, Andersonstown, Belfast.
Jones, James
18 July 1972 (18) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by sniper while inside Vere Foster School British Army (BA) base, Ballymurphy, Belfast.
Mills, Thomas
18 July 1972 (50) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Security man. Found shot inside Finlay's factory, Ballygomartin Road, Belfast.
Gray, Henry
19 July 1972 (71) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot trying to stop bomb attack on Whitehorse Inn, Springfield Road, Belfast.
Jack, Alan
19 July 1972 (0) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in car bomb explosion, Canal Street, off Abercorn Square, Strabane, County Tyrone. Inadequate warning given.
Wright, Hugh
19 July 1972 (21) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Found shot in field, off Hightown Road, near Belfast, County Antrim.
Leggett, Robert
20 July 1972 (50) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot attempting to stop bomb attack on his shop, Springfield Road, Belfast.
Davidson, Anthony
21 July 1972 (25) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Shot at his home, Clovelly Street, off Springfield Road, Belfast.
Cooper, Stephen
21 July 1972 (19) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in car bomb explosion at Oxford Street Bus Station, Belfast. Inadequate warning given
Price, Philip
21 July 1972 (27) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in car bomb explosion at Oxford Street Bus Station, Belfast. Inadequate warning given.
Crothers, William
21 July 1972 (15) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in car bomb explosion at Oxford Street Bus Station, Belfast. Inadequate warning given.
Irvine, William
21 July 1972 (18) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Association (UDA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in car bomb explosion at Oxford Street Bus Station, Belfast. Inadequate warning given.
Killops, Thomas
21 July 1972 (39) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in car bomb explosion at Oxford Street Bus Station, Belfast. Inadequate warning given.
Gibson, Jackie
21 July 1972 (45) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in car bomb explosion at Oxford Street Bus Station, Belfast. Inadequate warning given.
O'Hare, Margaret
21 July 1972 (34) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in car bomb explosion outside row of shops, Cavehill Road, Belfast. Inadequate warning given.
Murray, Brigid
21 July 1972 (65) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in car bomb explosion outside row of shops, Cavehill Road, Belfast. Inadequate warning given.
Parker, Stephen
21 July 1972 (14) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in car bomb explosion outside row of shops, Cavehill Road, Belfast. Inadequate warning given.
Rosato, Joseph
21 July 1972 (59) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Shot at his home, Deerpark Road, Oldpark, Belfast.
Downey, Joseph
21 July 1972 (23) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot during gun battle, Cromac Street, Markets, Belfast.
McCartney, Rosemary
22 July 1972 (27) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Found shot in abandoned car, Forthriver Road, Glencairn, Belfast.
O'Neill, Patrick
22 July 1972 (26) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Found shot in abandoned car, Forthriver Road, Glencairn, Belfast.
Arthurs, Francis
22 July 1972 (34) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Found shot in abandoned car, Liffey Street, Lower Oldpark, Belfast.
McComb, Robert
23 July 1972 (22) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Found shot, Kerrera Street, Ardoyne, Belfast.
Casey, James
24 July 1972 (57) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot while travelling in car along Park Avenue, Rosemount, Derry.
Maguire, Frederick
24 July 1972 (56) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Found shot, Mayo Street, Shankill, Belfast. Assumed to be a Catholic.
Thomas, Brian
24 July 1972 (20) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by sniper, while in Vere Foster School British Army (BA) base, Ballymurphy, Belfast.
Kenna, James
25 July 1972 (19) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Association (UDA), Killed by: Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA)
Shot while walking at the junction of Roden Street and Clifford Street, Belfast.
Allen, David
26 July 1972 (22) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot while on British Army (BA) foot patrol, Unity Flats, off Upper Library Street, Belfast.
Corr, Francis
26 July 1972 (52) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Found shot in burning abandoned car, Summer Street, Lower Oldpark, Belfast.
McGerty, James
26 July 1972 (26) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Found shot in burning abandoned car, Summer Street, Lower Oldpark, Belfast.
McStravick, Francis
27 July 1972 (42) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Found shot on waste ground, off Linfield Road, Sandy Row, Belfast.
Cassidy, Seamus
28 July 1972 (22) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Died one day after being shot by sniper while sitting in parked car outside Starry Plough Bar, New Lodge Road, Belfast.
Maguire, Philip
28 July 1972 (55) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Found shot in his firm's van, Carrowreagh Road, Dundonald, Belfast.
Dunne, Daniel
29 July 1972 (19) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Shot outside his home, Blackwood Street, off Ormeau Road, Belfast.
McAfee, William
30 July 1972 (54) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Found shot, Cairnburn Road, off Old Holywood Road, Belfast.
Hegarty, Daniel
31 July 1972 (15) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot while walking along Creggan Heights, Creggan, Derry.
Bradley, Seamus
31 July 1972 (19) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot, Bligh's Lane, Creggan, Derry.
Eakin, Kathryn
31 July 1972 (8) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed when car bomb exploded outside McElhinney's Bar, Main Street, Claudy, County Derry. Inadequate warning given.
McElhinney, Elizabeth
31 July 1972 (59) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed when car bomb exploded outside McElhinney's Bar, Main Street, Claudy, County Derry. Inadequate warning given.
McCloskey, Joseph
31 July 1972 (38) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed when car bomb exploded outside McElhinney's Bar, Main Street, Claudy, County Derry. Inadequate warning given.
McLaughlin, Rose
31 July 1972 (52) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Injured when car bomb exploded outside McElhinney's Bar, Main Street, Claudy, County Derry. She died 3 August 1972. Inadequate warning given.
Connolly, Joseph
31 July 1972 (15) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Injured when car bomb exploded outside McElhinney's Bar, Main Street, Claudy, County Derry. He died 8 August 1972. Inadequate warning given.
Hone, Arthur
31 July 1972 (38) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Injured when car bomb exploded outside McElhinney's Bar, Main Street, Claudy, County Derry. He died 12 August 1972. Inadequate warning given.
McClelland, James
31 July 1972 (65) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed when car bomb exploded outside Beaufort Hotel, Church Street, Claudy, County Derry. Inadequate warning given.
Miller, David
31 July 1972 (60) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed when car bomb exploded outside Beaufort Hotel, Church Street, Claudy, County Derry. Inadequate warning given.
Temple, William
31 July 1972 (16) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed when car bomb exploded outside Beaufort Hotel, Church Street, Claudy, County Derry. Inadequate warning given.
Clark, William
03 August 1972 (34) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed attempting to defuse bomb discovered by side of road, Urney, near Clady, County Tyrone.
McCrudden, Robert
03 August 1972 (19) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot during gun battle, Hooker Street, Ardoyne, Belfast.
Card, David
04 August 1972 (21) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot while on British Army (BA) foot patrol, Commedagh Drive, Andersonstown, Belfast.
Hennebrey, Terence
07 August 1972 (17) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Found shot in entry off Glenmachan Street, Village, Belfast.
Wynne, David
07 August 1972 (21) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in land mine attack on British Army (BA) mobile patrol, Forfey, near Lisnaskea, County Fermanagh.
Gordon, Errol
07 August 1972 (22) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in land mine attack on British Army (BA) mobile patrol, Forfey, near Lisnaskea, County Fermanagh.
Creighton, William
07 August 1972 (27) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot outside his home, Drumrainey, Magheraveely, near Newtownbutler, County Fermanagh.
Knipe, Geoffrey
07 August 1972 (24) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: not known (nk)
Killed when British Army (BA) Armoured Personnel Carrier crashed after coming under missile attack thrown from crowd, Drumarg, Armagh.
Murtagh, Colm
09 August 1972 (24) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died in premature bomb explosion in garage, Dublin Road, Newry, County Down.
Parker, Anne
11 August 1972 (18) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died in premature bomb explosion while travelling in van, North Howard Street, Lower Falls, Belfast.
Clarke, Michael
11 August 1972 (22) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died in premature bomb explosion while travelling in van, North Howard Street, Lower Falls, Belfast.
Wynne, Francis
12 August 1972 (37) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Found shot in abandoned car, Jaffa Street, Shankill, Belfast.
Madden, Thomas
13 August 1972 (48) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Found stabbed and beaten to death in shop doorway, Oldpark Road, Belfast.
Storey, David
14 August 1972 (36) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed by booby trap bomb left outside Casement Park British Army (BA) base, Andersonstown, Belfast.
Hope, Brian
14 August 1972 (20) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed by booby trap bomb left outside Casement Park British Army (BA) base, Andersonstown, Belfast.
McNeill, Charles
14 August 1972 (70) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot during sniper attack on British Army (BA) foot patrol, Brompton Park, Ardoyne, Belfast.
Spence, William
16 August 1972 (32) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Barman. Shot while in Long Bar, Shankill, Belfast.
Boddy, Michael
17 August 1972 (24) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by sniper while on British Army (BA) foot patrol, Selby Street, off Grosvenor Road, Belfast.
Faye, Philip
18 August 1972 (21) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Shot at his home, Island Street, Belfast.
Layfield, Leonard
18 August 1972 (24) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by sniper while at British Army (BA) Vehicle Check Point (VCP), junction of Falls Road and Beechmount Avenue, Belfast.
Jones, Richard
18 August 1972 (23) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by sniper while on British Army (BA) mobile patrol, Excise Street, off Grosvenor Road, Belfast.
Neill, James
19 August 1972 (44) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Found shot, Elswick Street, off Springfield Road, Belfast.
Lindsay, James
20 August 1972 (45) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Found shot, Glencairn Road, Glencairn, Belfast.
Johnston, James
22 August 1972 (40) Protestant
Status: Civilian Political Activist (CivPA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Member of Loyalist Association of Workers. Found shot in abandoned van, Turin Street, off Grosvenor Road, Belfast.
Rowntree, Oliver
22 August 1972 (22) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died in premature bomb explosion at Customs Office, Newry, County Down.
Madden, Noel
22 August 1972 (18) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died in premature bomb explosion at Customs Office, Newry, County Down.
Hughes, Patrick
22 August 1972 (35) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died in premature bomb explosion at Customs Office, Newry, County Down.
Quinn, Francis
22 August 1972 (28) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died in premature bomb explosion at Customs Office, Newry, County Down.
Murphy, Patrick
22 August 1972 (45) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died in premature bomb explosion at Customs Office, Newry, County Down.
Lawrence, Craig
22 August 1972 (33) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died in premature bomb explosion at Customs Office, Newry, County Down.
Gilleece, Michael
22 August 1972 (32) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died in premature bomb explosion at Customs Office, Newry, County Down.
Fegan, Joseph
22 August 1972 (28) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died in premature bomb explosion at Customs Office, Newry, County Down.
McCann, John
22 August 1972 (60) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died in premature bomb explosion at Customs Office, Newry, County Down.
Tingey, Alan
23 August 1972 (25) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by sniper while on British Army (BA) foot patrol, Kenard Avenue, Andersonstown, Belfast.
Caie, Ian
24 August 1972 (19) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in land mine attack on British Army (BA) mobile patrol, Moybane, near Crossmaglen, County Armagh.
Whitelock, Arthur
25 August 1972 (24) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by sniper while on British Army (BA) foot patrol, Moyola Drive, Shantallow, Derry.
Johnston, Alfred
26 August 1972 (32) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed by remote controlled bomb, hidden in abandoned car, detonated when Ulster Defence Regiment patrol approached, Cherrymount, near Enniskillen, County Fermanagh.
Eames, James
26 August 1972 (33) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed by remote controlled bomb, hidden in abandoned car, detonated when Ulster Defence Regiment patrol approached, Cherrymount, near Enniskillen, County Fermanagh.
Nulty, John
26 August 1972 (26) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Found shot, Agnes Street, Shankill, Belfast.
Kelly, Patrick
26 August 1972 (26) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Found shot, Benwell Street, Lower Oldpark, Belfast.
Carlin, James
26 August 1972 (-9) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died in premature bomb explosion at racecourse grandstand, Downpatrick, County Down.
Curran, Martin
26 August 1972 (-9) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died in premature bomb explosion at racecourse grandstand, Downpatrick, County Down.
Boyd, Thomas
27 August 1972 (28) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Shot at his home, Carlisle Street, off Crumlin Road, Belfast.
Metcalfe, Anthony
27 August 1972 (28) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by sniper while in Creggan Heights British Army (BA) base, Creggan, Derry.
Morrell, Ian
28 August 1972 (29) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by sniper while on British Army (BA) foot patrol, Beechmount Avenue, Belfast.
Rowe, Ronald
28 August 1972 (21) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot in error, from British Army (BA) observation post, while on British Army (BA) foot patrol. Ardoyne Avenue, Ardoyne, Belfast.
Trotter, William
28 August 1972 (57) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed by booby trap bomb while walking across field on his farm, Drumralla, near Newtownbutler, County Fermanagh.
Griffiths, David
30 August 1972 (20) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by sniper while on British Army (BA) foot patrol, Clonard Street, Lower Falls, Belfast.
Christopher, Roy
30 August 1972 (20) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died 12 days after being injured in bomb attack on British Army (BA) foot patrol, Cupar Street, Belfast.
Devenney, Patrick
31 August 1972 (27) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Body found shot in sack, Rugby Road, Belfast.
McMahon, Eamon
31 August 1972 (19) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Found tied up and beaten to death in River Bann, Portadown, County Armagh.
Cutting, Robert
03 September 1972 (18) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot, in error, by other British Army (BA) member, while on British Army (BA) foot patrol, junction of Lepper Street and Stratheden Street, New Lodge, Belfast.
Smyth, Victor
05 September 1972 (54) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: not known (nk)
Off duty. Killed in car bomb explosion outside McGurk's Bar, Bridge Street, Portadown, County Armagh. Driving past at the time of the explosion.
Boyde, Samuel
06 September 1972 (20) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Found shot in entry off La Salle Drive, Falls, Belfast.
Moore, William
06 September 1972 (20) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: not known (nk)
Shot from passing car while walking along Castlereagh Street, Belfast.
Breen, Bridget
06 September 1972 (33) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Killed by bomb thrown into the home of James O'Kane, Republican Labour Party Councillor, Cedar Avenue, off Antrim Road, Belfast.
McKinnie, Robert
07 September 1972 (49) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot during street disturbances while driving his car along Matchett Street, Shankill, Belfast.
Johnston, Robert
07 September 1972 (50) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot during street disturbances, Berlin Street, Shankill, Belfast.
Richmond, Douglas
10 September 1972 (21) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in land mine attack on British Army (BA) Armoured Personnel Carrier, Sanaghanroe, near Dungannon, County Tyrone.
McPhee, Duncan
10 September 1972 (21) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in land mine attack on British Army (BA) Armoured Personnel Carrier, Sanaghanroe, near Dungannon, County Tyrone.
McIntyre, William
10 September 1972 (23) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in land mine attack on British Army (BA) Armoured Personnel Carrier, Sanaghanroe, near Dungannon, County Tyrone.
Doyle, Patrick
13 September 1972 (19) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Son of publican. Shot in Divis Castle Bar, Springfield Road, Belfast.
Warnock, Robert
13 September 1972 (18) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Association (UDA), Killed by: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC)
Shot by off duty Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) member during attempted armed robbery at Hillfoot Bar, Glen Road, Castlereagh, Belfast.
McKibben, Andrew
14 September 1972 (28) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Killed in car bomb explosion outside Imperial Hotel, Cliftonville Road, Belfast. Driving past at the time of the explosion.
Smilie, Martha
14 September 1972 (91) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Killed in car bomb explosion outside Imperial Hotel, Cliftonville Road, Belfast.
Murray, Anne
14 September 1972 (53) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Injured in car bomb explosion outside Imperial Hotel, Cliftonville Road, Belfast. She died 16 September 1972.
Davis, John
15 September 1972 (22) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died three weeks after being shot while on British Army (BA) foot patrol, Meenan Square, Bogside, Derry.
Johnston, Sinclair
16 September 1972 (27) Protestant
Status: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot during street disturbances, St John's Place, Larne, County Antrim.
Quigley, Michael
17 September 1972 (19) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot during street disturbances, Central Drive, Creggan, Derry.
Woolsey, Edmund
18 September 1972 (32) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: not known (nk)
Killed by booby trap bomb attached to a friend's stolen car, which exploded when he attempted to open the door, Glassdrumman, near Crossmaglen, County Armagh.
Van Beck, John
18 September 1972 (26) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died one day after being shot while on British Army (BA) foot patrol, Lecky Road, Derry.
Bell, Francis
20 September 1972 (18) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died three days after being shot while on British Army (BA) foot patrol, Springhill Avenue, Ballymurphy, Belfast.
McComiskey, Joseph
20 September 1972 (18) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army Youth Section (IRAF), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot during gun battle, Flax Street, Ardoyne, Belfast.
Bullock, Thomas
21 September 1972 (53) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot together with his wife at their home, Aghalane, near Derrylin, County Fermanagh.
Bullock, Emily
21 September 1972 (50) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot together with her husband, an Ulster Defence Regiment member, at their home, Aghalane, near Derrylin, County Fermanagh.
Matthews, William
22 September 1972 (47) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Found stabbed to death, beside Ballygomartin River, off Glencairn Road, Glencairn, Belfast.
Gardiner, Stewart
22 September 1972 (23) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by sniper while on British Army (BA) foot patrol, Drummuckavall, near Crossmaglen, County Armagh.
Barry, John
25 September 1972 (22) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died two days after being shot while on British Army (BA) mobile patrol, junction of Cyprus Street and McDonnell Street, Lower Falls, Belfast.
McCartan, Paul
26 September 1972 (52) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Found shot near his home, Park Avenue, Strandtown, Belfast.
McErlane, Daniel
27 September 1972 (46) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Died one day after being injured during car bomb attack on social club, Upper Library Street, Belfast.
Rooney, Daniel
27 September 1972 (19) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot by undercover British Army (BA) member, from passing car while walking along St James Crescent, Falls, Belfast.
Lockhart, George
27 September 1972 (24) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died four days after being shot by sniper while on British Army (BA) foot patrol, Lecky Road, Bogside, Derry.
Greer, Alexander
27 September 1972 (54) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot while standing with friend at the corner of Ligoniel Road and Mill Avenue, Ligoniel, Belfast.
Boyle, James
27 September 1972 (17) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Found shot by Flush River, Elswick Street, off Springfield Road, Belfast.
Pavis, Edward
28 September 1972 (32) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot at his home, Glenvarlock Street, Belfast.
Paisley, Thomas
29 September 1972 (49) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Milkman, shot during armed robbery at farmhouse, Straid Road, Ballynure, near Ballyclare, County Antrim.
Quigley, James
29 September 1972 (18) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot during attempted sniper attack on British Army (BA) foot patrol, Albert Street, Lower Falls, Belfast.
Burt, Ian
29 September 1972 (18) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by sniper while on British Army (BA) foot patrol, Albert Street, Lower Falls, Belfast.
McKay, Patricia
30 September 1972 (20) Catholic
Status: Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot during attempted attack on British Army (BA) foot patrol, Ross Street, Lower Falls, Belfast.
Lane, Francis
30 September 1972 (23) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Found shot on waste ground, Glencairn Road, Glencairn, Belfast.
Kelly, John
30 September 1972 (43) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Died three days after being shot during altercation between local people and British Army (BA) patrol, Tullagh Park, Andersonstown, Belfast.
Rudman, Thomas
30 September 1972 (20) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by sniper while on British Army (BA) foot patrol, Ladbrooke Drive, Ardoyne, Belfast.
McKee, Patrick
30 September 1972 (25) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Killed in car bomb attack outside Conlon's Bar, Smithfield, Belfast.
Gillen, James
30 September 1972 (21) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Injured in car bomb attack outside Conlon's Bar, Smithfield, Belfast. He died 17 October 1972.
Lynskey, Joseph
30 September 1972 (45) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Went missing from the Beechmount area, Belfast, during August/September 1972. Presumed killed. Body never found.
Hayes, Michael
01 October 1972 (27) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot while walking along Edlingham Street, New Lodge, Belfast.
Stuart, Edward
02 October 1972 (20) Protestant
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
From Northern Ireland. Undercover British Army (BA) member. Shot while driving laundry van, Juniper Park, Twinbrook, Belfast.
Bonner, Edward
02 October 1972 (50) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot while inside Grosvenor Homing Pigeon's Club, Iveagh Street, Falls, Belfast. Alleged informer.
Wright, Seamus
02 October 1972 (25) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Abducted from his home, Bombay Street, Falls, Belfast. Presumed killed. Body never recovered. Alleged informer.
McKee, Kevin
02 October 1972 (-9) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Abducted somewhere in Belfast. Presumed killed. Body never recovered. Alleged informer.
Hamilton, Geoffrey
03 October 1972 (23) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Abducted while taking photographs following bomb explosion, Distillery Street, Belfast. Found shot, Murdoch Street, off Grosvenor Road, Belfast, on 4 October 1972.
McCartan, James
04 October 1972 (21) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Found shot on waste ground, beside Connswater River, off Mersey Street, Belfast.
Connolly, Patrick
04 October 1972 (23) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Killed by hand grenade thrown into his home, Deramore Drive, Portadown, County Armagh.
Magee, John
05 October 1972 (54) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Killed in bomb attack on Capitol Bar, Dublin Road, Belfast.
McAreavey, Daniel
06 October 1972 (21) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot during bomb attack on British Army (BA) observation post, Osman Street, Lower Falls, Belfast.
McConnell, Olive
07 October 1972 (23) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Killed in car bomb attack, outside Long Bar, Leeson Street, Lower Falls, Belfast.
Moorehead, Alexander
07 October 1972 (16) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR)
Shot while walking along Mourne Park, Newtownstewart, County Tyrone.
Ruddy, John
10 October 1972 (50) Catholic
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot outside his home, Dromalane Park, Newry, County Down
Maguire, Patrick
10 October 1972 (24) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died in premature bomb explosion in house, Balkan Street, Lower Falls, Belfast.
McKinney, Joseph
10 October 1972 (17) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died in premature bomb explosion in house, Balkan Street, Lower Falls, Belfast.
Donaghy, John
10 October 1972 (19) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died in premature bomb explosion in house, Balkan Street, Lower Falls, Belfast.
Nicholl, Robert
13 October 1972 (22) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Off duty. Shot while driving car along Castle Street, Belfast.
Maguire, Terence
14 October 1972 (23) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Found shot in entry, off Clandeboye Street, Belfast.
Duffy, Leo John
14 October 1972 (45) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Shot at his workplace, Northern Wine Company, Tate's Avenue, off Lisburn Road, Belfast.
Marron, Thomas
14 October 1972 (59) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Shot at his workplace, Northern Wine Company, Tate's Avenue, off Lisburn Road, Belfast.
Doherty, James
15 October 1972 (6) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: not known (nk)
Died one week after being shot while in the garden at his home, Norglen Crescent, Turf Lodge, Belfast.
Mullan, Patrick
16 October 1972 (34) Catholic
Status: Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot while travelling in car at British Army (BA) Vehicle Check Point (VCP), outside St Patrick's Hall, Coagh, County Tyrone.
Herron, Hugh
16 October 1972 (38) Catholic
Status: Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot while travelling in car at British Army (BA) Vehicle Check Point (VCP), outside St Patrick's Hall, Coagh, County Tyrone.
Clarke, John
16 October 1972 (26) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Association (UDA), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Knocked down by British Army (BA) Armoured Personnel Carrier, which mounted pavement during street disturbances, Hornby Street, off Newtownards Road, Belfast.
Warnock, William
16 October 1972 (15) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Association (UDA), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Knocked down by British Army (BA) Armoured Personnel Carrier, while at barricade during street disturbances, Newtownards Road, Belfast.
Cooke, Eleanor
17 October 1972 (32) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot during street disturbances near to her home, Bracken Street, Shankill, Belfast.
Todd, John
17 October 1972 (23) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Association (UDA), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Also off duty Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR) member. Shot during street disturbances, Wilton Street, Shankill, Belfast.
David, Anthony
18 October 1972 (27) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died four weeks after being shot while on British Army (BA) mobile patrol, Falls Road, Belfast.
Harron, Gordon
21 October 1972 (32) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Died four days after being shot after stopping car on Shore Road, by Mount Vernon, Belfast.
Bell, John
22 October 1972 (21) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot at his farm, Derrydoon, near Newtownbutler, County Fermanagh.
Naan, Michael
23 October 1972 (31) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Stabbed to death at his farm, Aghnahinch, near Newtownbutler, County Fermanagh. His body found on 24 October 1972.
Murray, Andrew
23 October 1972 (24) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Stabbed to death at his workplace, Michael Naan's farm, Aghnahinch, near Newtownbutler, County Fermanagh. His body found on 24 October 1972.
Mason, Robert
24 October 1972 (19) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by sniper while on British Army (BA) foot patrol, Naples Street, off Grosvenor Road, Belfast.
Morrell, John
24 October 1972 (32) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died ten days after being injured when detonated booby trap bomb while searching house, Drumarg, Armagh.
McKay, Thomas
28 October 1972 (29) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by sniper while on British Army (BA) mobile patrol, Bishop Street, Derry.
Turner, Michael
29 October 1972 (16) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot from passing car while walking along Cliftonville Road, Belfast.
Kerr, James
31 October 1972 (17) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Red Hand Commando (RHC)
Shot at his workplace, garage, Lisburn Road, Belfast.
Sinclair, Richard
31 October 1972 (19) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by sniper while on British Army (BA) foot patrol, Antrim Road, New Lodge, Belfast.
Strong, Paula
31 October 1972 (6) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Killed when car bomb exploded outside Benny's Bar, corner of Garmoyle Street and Ship Street, Belfast.
Hughes, Clare
31 October 1972 (4) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Killed when car bomb exploded outside Benny's Bar, corner of Garmoyle Street and Ship Street, Belfast.
Long, Irwin
08 November 1972 (29) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot while driving his car along Lake Street, Lurgan, County Armagh.
Kitchen, Ronald
10 November 1972 (20) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot while at British Army (BA) Vehicle Check Point (VCP), Oldpark Road, Belfast.
Kelly, Gerard
11 November 1972 (58) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Red Hand Commando (RHC)
Shot at his newsagent's shop, Crumlin Road, Belfast.
Carberry, Stanislaus
13 November 1972 (34) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot while travelling in car along La Salle Drive, Falls, Belfast.
McCrystal, Joseph
14 November 1972 (28) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Died two days after being shot near his home, Arthur Road, Greencastle, Belfast.
Evans, Stanley
14 November 1972 (19) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot while guarding British Army (BA) members searching homes, Stanhope Street, Unity Flats, Belfast.
Doherty, George
15 November 1972 (32) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Shot at his home, Sintonville Avenue, Strandtown, Belfast.
Calvin, Joseph
16 November 1972 (42) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Killed by booby trap bomb attached to his car, in car park, Quay Lane, Enniskillen, County Fermanagh.
Clarke, William
20 November 1972 (41) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Taxi driver. Died three weeks after being shot by passenger, Forthriver Road, Glencairn, Belfast. Assumed to be a Catholic.
Watson, William
20 November 1972 (28) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed by booby trap bomb in derelict house, Cullyhanna, County Armagh.
Strothers, James
20 November 1972 (31) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed by booby trap bomb in derelict house, Cullyhanna, County Armagh.
McIlroy, Joseph
21 November 1972 (30) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot at his home, Sandhill Drive, Bloomfield, Belfast.
Porter, Samuel
22 November 1972 (30) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot outside his home, Ballinahone, near Maghera, County Derry.
Shivers, Liam
22 November 1972 (48) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Shot outside his home, Brough, near Castledawson, County Derry.
Gormley, Rory
27 November 1972 (14) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot while travelling in car, junction of Downing Street and Ariel Street, Shankill, Belfast.
Keys, Robert
28 November 1972 (55) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in rocket attack on Belleek Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) / British Army (BA) base, County Fermanagh.
Brady, John
28 November 1972 (21) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died in premature bomb explosion in house, Meenan Drive, Bogside, Derry.
Carr, James
28 November 1972 (19) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died in premature bomb explosion in house, Meenan Drive, Bogside, Derry.
Jackson, Paul
28 November 1972 (21) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Member of British Army (BA) bomb disposal team. Killed while sitting in British Army (BA) Armoured Personnel Carrier monitoring bomb which exploded, Strand Road, Derry.
Gearon, Gerard
30 November 1972 (22) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Shot by other passenger while travelling in taxi, outside Mater Hospital, Crumlin Road, Belfast.
McAuley, Joseph
01 December 1972 (47) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Died ten days after being shot while walking along laneway near his home, Finvoy, near Ballymoney, County Antrim.
Bradshaw, George
01 December 1972 (30) nfNIRI
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Killed in car bomb explosion, Sackville Place, off O'Connell Street, Dublin. Inadequate warning given.
Duffy, Thomas
01 December 1972 (23) nfNIRI
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Killed in car bomb explosion, Sackville Place, off O'Connell Street, Dublin. Inadequate warning given.
Benstead, Patrick
02 December 1972 (23) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Found shot in entry, off Crossley Street, Belfast.
Meli, Sandra
02 December 1972 (26) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Shot at her home, Flora Street, off Beersbridge Road, Belfast. Her Catholic husband was the intended target.
Hamilton, Samuel
03 December 1972 (50) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Republican group (REP)
Found shot Comber Street, Short Strand, Belfast.
Fox, Bernard
04 December 1972 (16) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army Youth Section (IRAF), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot while standing at the junction of Brompton Park and Crumlin Road, Ardoyne, Belfast.
Bell, William
05 December 1972 (30) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot while repairing roof of house, corner of Berwick Road and Glenbryn Park, Ardoyne, Belfast.
Hills, Roy
05 December 1972 (28) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA)
Killed by booby trap bomb attached to rocket launcher, abandoned near Kitchen Hill British Army (BA) base, Lurgan, County Armagh.
Bogle, William
05 December 1972 (27) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot outside post office, Main Street, Killeter, near Castlederg, County Tyrone.
White, Samuel
06 December 1972 (32) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Republican group (REP)
Found shot, Lisbon Street, Short Strand, Belfast.
Elliott, Ernest
07 December 1972 (28) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Association (UDA), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Found shot in back of abandoned car, off Donegall Avenue, Village, Belfast. Internal Ulster Defence Association dispute.
McConville, Jean
07 December 1972 (37) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Abducted from her home, St. Judes Walk, Divis, Belfast. Her remains eventually recovered, on general instructions from the IRA, buried at Shelling Hill beach, near Carlingford, Co. Louth, on 27 August 2003.
Joesbury, John
08 December 1972 (18) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died two days after being shot while on British Army (BA) mobile patrol, Whiterock Road, Ballymurphy, Belfast.
Kelly, Joseph
08 December 1972 (47) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Shot while travelling on bus, Castlereagh Street, Belfast.
Middlemass, Stewart
10 December 1972 (33) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed by booby trap bomb attached to rocket launcher in Fort Monagh British Army (BA) base, Turf Lodge, Belfast.
Ward, James
11 December 1972 (53) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot as he walked past North Queen Street Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) / British Army (BA) base, Belfast.
Nixon, James
13 December 1972 (49) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot outside Chester Park Hotel, Antrim Road, Belfast.
Dolan, Kathleen
14 December 1972 (19) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Killed by car bomb outside Dolan's Bar, Killeter, near Castlederg, County Tyrone.
Reynolds, James
15 December 1972 (16) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Shot from passing motorcycle while standing on street corner, Dandy Street, Greencastle, Belfast.
Chambers, George
15 December 1972 (44) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA)
Shot shortly after leaving house, Kilwilkie Gardens, Kilwilkie, Lurgan, County Armagh.
Greeves, Frederick
15 December 1972 (40) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA)
Off duty. Shot as he left his workplace, creamery, Moy Road, Armagh.
Leonard, Louis
16 December 1972 (26) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Found shot at his butcher's shop, Derrylin, County Fermanagh.
Blaney, Joseph
16 December 1972 (38) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Shot at his off-licence shop, York Road, Belfast.
Johnston, William
18 December 1972 (48) Protestant
Status: Civilian Political Activist (CivPA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Ulster Unionist Party Councillor and member of Police Authority. Abducted from a house, Drumarg estate, Armagh. Found shot a short time later, Knockbane, near Middletown, County Armagh.
McAleese, David
20 December 1972 (37) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Shot while walking to work, junction of Young's Row and Newtownards Road, Belfast.
Hamilton, George
20 December 1972 (28) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot at his workplace, building site, Kildoag, Claudy, County Derry.
McGeown, Alphonsus
20 December 1972 (19) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot from passing car while walking along laneway, Clonmore, near Charlemont, County Armagh.
McGinley, Michael
20 December 1972 (40) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Shot during gun attack on Top of the Hill Bar, Strabane Old Road, Waterside, Derry.
McCafferty, Charles
20 December 1972 (31) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Shot during gun attack on Top of the Hill Bar, Strabane Old Road, Waterside, Derry.
Kelly, Bernard
20 December 1972 (26) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Shot during gun attack on Top of the Hill Bar, Strabane Old Road, Waterside, Derry.
McCarron, Francis
20 December 1972 (58) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Shot during gun attack on Top of the Hill Bar, Strabane Old Road, Waterside, Derry.
Moore, Charles
20 December 1972 (31) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Shot during gun attack on Top of the Hill Bar, Strabane Old Road, Waterside, Derry.
Mullan, James
21 December 1972 (25) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Shot from passing car while walking along Clandeboye Road, Bangor, County Down.
Harker, Colin
24 December 1972 (23) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died three months after being shot by sniper, while on British Army (BA) foot patrol, Lecky Road, Derry. He was injured on 14th September 1972.
Devlin, Eugene
27 December 1972 (22) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot during attempted sniper attack on British Army (BA) patrol, Townsend Street, Strabane, County Tyrone.
O'Reilly, Geraldine
28 December 1972 (15) nfNIRI
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Killed when car bomb exploded, Main Street, Belturbet, County Cavan.
Stanley, Patrick
28 December 1972 (16) nfNIRI
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Killed when car bomb exploded, Main Street, Belturbet, County Cavan.
McDaid, James
29 December 1972 (30) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot while walking across field, Ballyarnet, Derry.
Martin, Hugh
30 December 1972 (56) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Found shot in his car shortly after leaving work, Lichfield Avenue, Bloomfield, 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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