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04 January 1976
Reavey, John (24) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot during gun attack on his home, Greyhillan, Whitecross, County Armagh.
04 January 1976
Reavey, Brian (22) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot during gun attack on his home, Greyhillan, Whitecross, County Armagh.
04 January 1976
Reavey, Anthony (17) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot during gun attack on his home, Greyhillan, Whitecross, County Armagh. He died 30 January 1976
04 January 1976
O'Dowd, Barry (24) Catholic
Status: Civilian Political Activist (CivPA), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP) member. Shot during gun attack on his home, Ballydugan, near Gilford, County Down.
04 January 1976
O'Dowd, Declan (19) Catholic
Status: Civilian Political Activist (CivPA), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP) member. Shot during gun attack on his home, Ballydugan, near Gilford, County Down.
04 January 1976
O'Dowd, Joseph (61) Catholic
Status: Civilian Political Activist (CivPA), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP) member. Shot during gun attack, while in relative's home, Ballydugan, near Gilford, County Down.
05 January 1976
Evans, Clifford (30) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by sniper while on Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) mobile patrol, near Castledawson, County Derry.
05 January 1976
McConville, John (20) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Republican Action Force (RepAF)
Shot shortly after his firm's minibus stopped at bogus vehicle check point while travelling home from work, Kingsmills, near Bessbrook, County Armagh.
05 January 1976
Chapman, Walter (23) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Republican Action Force (RepAF)
Shot shortly after his firm's minibus stopped at bogus vehicle check point while travelling home from work, Kingsmills, near Bessbrook, County Armagh.
05 January 1976
Chapman, Reginald (25) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Republican Action Force (RepAF)
Shot shortly after his firm's minibus stopped at bogus vehicle check point while travelling home from work, Kingsmills, near Bessbrook, County Armagh.
05 January 1976
Lemmon, Joseph (46) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Republican Action Force (RepAF)
Shot shortly after his firm's minibus stopped at bogus vehicle check point while travelling home from work, Kingsmills, near Bessbrook, County Armagh.
05 January 1976
McWhirter, James (58) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Republican Action Force (RepAF)
Shot shortly after his firm's minibus stopped at bogus vehicle check point while travelling home from work, Kingsmills, near Bessbrook, County Armagh.
05 January 1976
Worton, Kenneth (24) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Republican Action Force (RepAF)
Shot shortly after his firm's minibus stopped at bogus vehicle check point while travelling home from work, Kingsmills, near Bessbrook, County Armagh.
05 January 1976
Chambers, Robert (19) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Republican Action Force (RepAF)
Shot shortly after his firm's minibus stopped at bogus vehicle check point while travelling home from work, Kingsmills, near Bessbrook, County Armagh.
05 January 1976
Bryans, John (46) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Republican Action Force (RepAF)
Shot shortly after his firm's minibus stopped at bogus vehicle check point while travelling home from work, Kingsmills, near Bessbrook, County Armagh.
05 January 1976
Freeburn, Robert (50) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Republican Action Force (RepAF)
Shot shortly after his firm's minibus stopped at bogus vehicle check point while travelling home from work, Kingsmills, near Bessbrook, County Armagh.
05 January 1976
Walker, Robert (46) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Republican Action Force (RepAF)
Shot shortly after his firm's minibus stopped at bogus vehicle check point while travelling home from work, Kingsmills, near Bessbrook, County Armagh.
07 January 1976
Dickson, Michael (17) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Found shot in entry, off Rockview Street, Belfast.
10 January 1976
McQuaid, Edward (25) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot from passing car while walking along Cliftonville Road, Belfast.
13 January 1976
Gallagher, Ian (41) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in premature bomb explosion at shopping arcade, North Street, Belfast.
13 January 1976
Dornan, Mary (30) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in premature bomb explosion at shopping arcade, North Street, Belfast.
13 January 1976
Bleakley, Rosemary (19) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in premature bomb explosion at shopping arcade, North Street, Belfast.
13 January 1976
McDonagh, Martin (23) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in premature bomb explosion at shopping arcade, North Street, Belfast.
14 January 1976
Millar, Samuel (71) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Beaten to death at his farm, off Derrynoid Road, near Draperstown, County Derry. His body found, on information supplied to the British authorities, in disused quarry, Carmean, near Moneymore, County Derry, on 21 September 1977. He was a witness to a robbery.
17 January 1976
Ashford, Mark (19) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot while at British Army (BA) pedestrian check point, Great James' Street, Derry
17 January 1976
O'Brien, Seamus (25) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Found shot at junction of Glen Road and Glenside Road, Andersonstown, Belfast. Alleged informer.
17 January 1976
O'Dwyer, Sarah (47) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Killed in bomb attack on Sheridan's Bar, New Lodge Road, Belfast.
17 January 1976
Reid, James (47) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Killed in bomb attack on Sheridan's Bar, New Lodge Road, Belfast.
22 January 1976
O'Neill, Niall (27) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Shot at his home, Thirlmere Gardens, off Cavehill Road, Belfast.
22 January 1976
Arrell, John (32) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot while driving his firm's minibus home from work, Claudy, near Portglenone, County Derry.
22 January 1976
Morrow, John (36) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot during gun attack on his firm's van, while travelling along Ballyutoag Road, Ligoniel, Belfast. Assumed to be a Catholic.
22 January 1976
McCann, Kieran (20) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot at his workplace, Eglish, near Dungannon, County Tyrone. Alleged informer.
22 January 1976
Bell, George (54) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: not known (nk)
Killed by booby trap bomb hidden in abandoned shotgun which exploded in Donegall Pass Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) base, Belfast.
22 January 1976
Cummings, Neville (37) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: not known (nk)
Killed by booby trap bomb hidden in abandoned shotgun which exploded in Donegall Pass Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) base, Belfast.
24 January 1976
Quail, Patrick (37) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Shot while walking along Clifton Street, Belfast.
24 January 1976
McDowell, David (26) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Off duty. Shot while driving bus at British Army (BA) Vehicle Check Point (VCP), Middletown, County Armagh.
25 January 1976
Neill, Samuel (29) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot while walking along Union Street, Edgarstown, Portadown, County Armagh.
25 January 1976
Mayes, Raymond (33) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Killed in bomb attack on Hibernian Social Club, Conway Street, Lisburn, County Antrim.
25 January 1976
Tennyson, John (27) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Killed in bomb attack on Hibernian Social Club, Conway Street, Lisburn, County Antrim.
27 January 1976
McGilton, Andrew (22) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Republican group (REP)
Shot during gun attack on Farmer's Inn, Collin Glen Road, Collin, Belfast.
27 January 1976
Armstrong, Peter (22) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Republican group (REP)
Shot during gun attack on Farmer's Inn, Collin Glen Road, Collin, Belfast.
29 January 1976
McAlinden, Joseph (44) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Shot at his home, Upper Cavehill Road, Belfast.
29 January 1976
Crossen, Martin (26) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Shot during gun and bomb attack on Brady's off licence shop, Antrim Road, Belfast.
30 January 1976
Smiley, John (55) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in bomb attack on Klondyke Bar, Sandy Row, Belfast.
30 January 1976
Hollywood, Samuel (34) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Association (UDA), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Stabbed to death, outside North Star Bar, North Queen Street, Tiger's Bay, Belfast. Ulster Defence Association (UDA) / Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF) feud.
31 January 1976
Woodside, Hugh (60) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot during altercation between British Army (BA) patrol and local people in Long Bar, Shankill Road, Belfast.
06 February 1976
Blakely, James (42) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot while on Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) foot patrol, Cliftonville Road, Belfast.
06 February 1976
Murtagh, William (31) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot while on Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) foot patrol, Cliftonville Road, Belfast. He died on 7 February 1976.
06 February 1976
McCready, John (57) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Republican group (REP)
Died ten days after being shot from passing car, while walking along Charnwood Avenue, off Cavehill Road, Belfast.
06 February 1976
Quinn, Thomas (55) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Abducted while walking along Millfield, Belfast. Found stabbed to death on grass bank, off Forthriver Way, Glencairn, Belfast, on 7 February 1976.
07 February 1976
McLernon, Robert (16) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed by booby trap bomb hidden in abandoned crashed car, Tyresson Road, Cookstown, County Tyrone.
07 February 1976
McLernon, Rachel (21) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed by booby trap bomb hidden in abandoned crashed car, Tyresson Road, Cookstown, County Tyrone.
07 February 1976
Rafferty, Thomas (14) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA)
Killed by booby trap bomb concealed behind row of derelict cottages, Derryall Road, Portadown, County Armagh.
09 February 1976
Hanna, Archibald (51) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot while sitting in stationary lorry outside newsagent's shop, Cambrai Street, Shankill, Belfast. Assumed to be a Catholic.
09 February 1976
Carlisle, Raymond (27) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot while sitting in stationary lorry outside newsagent's shop, Cambrai Street, Shankill, Belfast. Assumed to be a Catholic.
12 February 1976
Stagg, Frank (34) nfNIB
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: not known (nk)
Originally from County Mayo. Died on 62 day of hunger strike, Wakefield Prison, Yorkshire, England.
12 February 1976
Hamer, William (31) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot while on Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) foot patrol, Claudy, County Derry.
12 February 1976
O'Neill, James (17) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army Youth Section (IRAF), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died when badly burnt during arson attack on furniture warehouse, Antrim Road, New Lodge, Belfast.
13 February 1976
Bailey, Sean (20) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died one day after being injured in premature bomb explosion in house, Nansen Street, Falls, Belfast.
14 February 1976
Doherty, Anthony (14) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: not known (nk)
Killed by exploding petrol tank of burning hijacked lorry, during street disturbances, Leeson Street, Lower Falls, Belfast.
14 February 1976
Wilson, William (57) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Republican group (REP)
Died one month after being injured during bomb attack on his home, Fortwilliam Parade, Skegoneill, Belfast. He was wounded on 17 January 1976.
15 February 1976
McGrillen, James (25) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot while travelling in car, immediately after launching gun attack on pedestrians, Ballygomartin Road, Belfast.
15 February 1976
Sloan, Mary (50) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Shot at her home, Wolfhill Drive, Ligoniel, Belfast.
15 February 1976
Sloan, Mary (19) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Shot at her home, Wolfhill Drive, Ligoniel, Belfast
15 February 1976
McGrath, Doris (23) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Shot while visiting friends home, Wolfhill Drive, Ligoniel, Belfast.
17 February 1976
Lynch, Colin (18) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Freedom Fighters (UFF)
Shot during gun attack on McLaughlin's Bar, Claudy, County Derry.
18 February 1976
Best, Paul (19) Catholic
Status: Civilian Political Activist (CivPA), Killed by: Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA)
Sinn Fein (SF) member. Died three months after being shot while walking along Monagh Road, Turf Lodge, Belfast. Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA) / Irish Republican Army (IRA) feud.
19 February 1976
Finney, Desmond (25) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot as he arrived at his workplace, Manderson Street, off Newtownards Road, Belfast. Assumed to be a Catholic.
22 February 1976
Lockington, Marjorie (55) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot during attempted hijacking of her car, Killeen, County Armagh.
23 February 1976
Rice, Francis (24) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Abducted while walking along Donegall Street, Belfast. Found stabbed to death several hours later, in entry, off Mayo Street, Shankill, Belfast.
26 February 1976
McCullough, Joseph (57) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Found stabbed to death at his farm, Tullyvallen, near Newtownhamilton, County Armagh.
27 February 1976
Lenaghan, Kenneth (35) Protestant
Status: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot from passing car while standing outside Victor's Bar, Coyle's Place, Donegall Pass, Belfast.
28 February 1976
Blair, Harold (35) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Northern Ireland Electricity Company employee. Died one day after being injured by booby trap bomb, when he entered unoccupied house to check electric supply, Landseer Street, Stranmillis, Belfast.
05 March 1976
Jamison, Alexander (48) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Association (UDA), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Found shot in derelict house, Argyle Street, Shankill, Belfast. Internal Ulster Defence Association dispute.
07 March 1976
Mone, Patrick (56) nfNIRI
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Killed when car bomb exploded outside Three Star Inn, Main Street, Castleblayney, County Monaghan.
09 March 1976
O'Reilly, Anthony (43) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Shot, together with his brother, during gun and bomb attack on their restaurant, Golden Pheasant Inn, Ballynahinch Road, Baileysmill, near Lisburn, County Down.
09 March 1976
O'Reilly, Myles (41) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Shot, together with his brother, during gun and bomb attack on their restaurant, Golden Pheasant Inn, Ballynahinch Road, Baileysmill, near Lisburn, County Down.
10 March 1976
Dorman, Robert (60) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot during gun attack on Homestead Inn, Ballyaghlis, near Lisburn, County Antrim.
10 March 1976
Smyth, Sammy (46) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Association (UDA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot while at his relative's home, Alliance Avenue, Ardoyne, Belfast.
11 March 1976
Scott, Harry (64) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot at the entrance to Farmer's Inn, Collin Glen Road, Collin, Belfast.
13 March 1976
Frame, Alexander (26) Protestant
Status: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Found beaten to death, Aberdeen Street, Shankill, Belfast. Ulster Defence Association / Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF) feud.
13 March 1976
White, Nicholas (34) nfNI
Status: ex-British Army (xBA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Youth worker. Shot at youth club, Alliance Avenue, Ardoyne, Belfast.
15 March 1976
Stephen, Julius (34) nfNIB
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Tube train driver. Shot shortly after bomb exploded prematurely on tube train, at West Ham Underground Station, London.
17 March 1976
Kelly, Joseph (57) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Killed in car bomb explosion, outside Hillcrest Bar, Donaghmore Road, Dungannon, County Tyrone.
17 March 1976
Small, Andrew (62) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Killed in car bomb explosion, outside Hillcrest Bar, Donaghmore Road, Dungannon, County Tyrone.
17 March 1976
McCaughey, James (13) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Killed in car bomb explosion, outside Hillcrest Bar, Donaghmore Road, Dungannon, County Tyrone.
17 March 1976
Barnard, Patrick (13) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Killed in car bomb explosion, outside Hillcrest Bar, Donaghmore Road, Dungannon, County Tyrone.
18 March 1976
Donnelly, James (39) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Found stabbed to death, at the rear of Cregagh Inn, Cregagh Road, Belfast.
30 March 1976
Traynor, Donald (28) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed by booby trap bomb at Orange Hall, Ballygargan, near Portadown, County Armagh.
31 March 1976
Ferguson, David (20) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in land mine attack on British Army (BA) mobile patrol, Carrickgallogly Bridge, near Belleek, County Armagh.
31 March 1976
Bannon, Roderick (25) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in land mine attack on British Army (BA) mobile patrol, Carrickgallogly Bridge, near Belleek, County Armagh.
31 March 1976
Pearson, John (23) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in land mine attack on British Army (BA) mobile patrol, Carrickgallogly Bridge, near Belleek, County Armagh.
01 April 1976
McCutcheon, John (48) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot at his workplace, Macrete Concrete Company, Castledawson, County Derry.
02 April 1976
Lennox, Robert (60) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot while on his postal round, Gulladuff, near Maghera, County Derry.
04 April 1976
Gamble, Margaret (38) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: not known (nk)
Found stabbed to death at junction of Antrim Road and Glandore Gardens, Belfast.
05 April 1976
McConnell, Robert (32) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot outside his home, Tullyvallen, Newtownhamilton, County Armagh.
05 April 1976
McDermott, Sean (20) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC)
Shot by off duty Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) member shortly after being involved in bomb attack on Conway Hotel, Dunmurry, near Belfast, County Antrim.
06 April 1976
Liggett, Gillian (33) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot during sniper attack on Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR) mobile patrol, Ashfort, near Middletown, County Armagh.
07 April 1976
Herron, William (64) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed during incendiary bomb attack on his drapery shop, The Square, Dromore, County Down. He lived above the shop.
07 April 1976
Herron, Elizabeth (58) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed during incendiary bomb attack on her drapery shop, The Square, Dromore, County Down. She lived above the shop.
07 April 1976
Herron, Noleen (26) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed during incendiary bomb attack on her parents' drapery shop, The Square, Dromore, County Down. She lived above the shop.
08 April 1976
Dillon, Pacelli (36) Catholic
Status: Prison Officer (PO), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot outside his home, Loughmacrory Park, Carrickmore, County Tyrone.
09 April 1976
Mallon, Francis (51) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Killed in bomb attack on Divis Castle Bar, Springfield Road, Belfast.
09 April 1976
Sweeney, Michael (73) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Killed in bomb attack on Lenny's Bar, Railway Street, Armagh.
15 April 1976
Cleary, Peter (25) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot by undercover British Army (BA) member, shortly after being detained at a friend's home, Tievecrom, near Forkhill, County Armagh.
16 April 1976
Hamilton, Vincent (45) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in bomb explosion at his workshop, Servia Street, Lower Falls, Belfast.
16 April 1976
McAleese, Harry (23) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in bomb explosion at his workplace, Servia Street, Lower Falls, Belfast.
17 April 1976
Hyams, Rachel (79) nfNIB
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died three weeks after being injured in bomb attack on Ideal Home Exhibition, Olympia, London.
19 April 1976
Cummings, John (55) Protestant
Status: Prison Officer (PO), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot at his home, Coolemoyne House, Dunmurry, near Belfast, County Antrim.
22 April 1976
Crooks, William (31) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by sniper while on Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) mobile patrol, Stewartstown Road, Coalisland, County Tyrone.
24 April 1976
Byrne, James (63) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Killed in car bomb explosion outside Shamrock Bar, Main Street, Hilltown, County Down.
26 April 1976
Hawkins, Rory (27) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Died two weeks after being shot during altercation with British Army (BA) patrol outside LESA Social Club, Clyde Street, Short Strand, Belfast.
27 April 1976
Campbell, Matthew (22) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Died three days after being injured in bomb attack on Ulster Bar, Warrenpoint, County Down.
29 April 1976
Stewart, Edmund (31) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot while visiting a friend's farm, Dunamony, near Dungannon, County Tyrone.
29 April 1976
Arthurs, Stanley (43) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot, together with off duty Ulster Defence Regiment member, at his farm, Dunamony, near Dungannon, County Tyrone. He died 3 May 1976
02 May 1976
Ludlow, Seamus (49) nfNIRI
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Red Hand Commando (RHC)
Found shot in laneway near to his home, Thistlecross, near Dundalk, County Louth.
13 May 1976
Brown, Gregory (26) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Freedom Fighters (UFF)
Shot while walking along Woodstock Road, Belfast. Alleged informer.
15 May 1976
Keys, Henry (29) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in land mine attack on Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) foot patrol searching field, adjoining Belcoo Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) base, County Fermanagh.
15 May 1976
Kettyles, Francis (39) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in land mine attack on Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) foot patrol searching field, adjoining Belcoo Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) base, County Fermanagh.
15 May 1976
Evans, Harry (33) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in land mine attack on Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) foot patrol searching field, adjoining Belcoo Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) base, County Fermanagh.
15 May 1976
Heaney, Francis (46) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Killed in bomb attack on Avenue Bar, Union Street, Belfast.
15 May 1976
McMahon, Henry (39) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Killed in bomb attack on Avenue Bar, Union Street, Belfast.
15 May 1976
Clancey, Felix (54) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Killed in bomb attack on Clancey's Bar, Charlemont, County Armagh.
15 May 1976
O'Hagan, Sean (22) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Killed in bomb attack on Clancey's Bar, Charlemont, County Armagh.
15 May 1976
McCullough, Robert (41) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Killed in bomb attack on Clancey's Bar, Charlemont, County Armagh.
15 May 1976
Hunter, James (33) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot during sniper attack on Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) mobile patrol, Warrenpoint, County Down.
16 May 1976
McIlwaine, Roy (35) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot while standing outside Social Club, Alliance Road, Belfast.
16 May 1976
Martin, William (53) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot while standing outside Social Club, Alliance Road, Belfast.
16 May 1976
Nelson, Kenneth (28) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot outside his home, Derryfubble, near Benburb, County Tyrone.
17 May 1976
Dobson, Robert (35) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Republican group (REP)
Shot, together with his brother, at their business premises, Dungannon Street, Moy, County Tyrone.
17 May 1976
Dobson, Thomas (38) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Republican group (REP)
Shot, together with his brother, at their business premises, Dungannon Street, Moy, County Tyrone.
17 May 1976
Gallagher, James (20) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot while travelling on bus which was passing Fort George British Army (BA) base, Strand Road, Derry.
21 May 1976
Bartholomew, Roberta (22) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in bomb attack on Belfast-Portadown train, near Moira, County Down. Inadequate warning given.
22 May 1976
McCambridge, John (21) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot outside his home, Corrainy, near Dungannon, County Tyrone.
27 May 1976
Masterson, Gerard (34) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Shot at his home, Allworthy Avenue, off Antrim Road, Belfast.
28 May 1976
Robinson, David (23) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Killed in bomb attack on Club Bar, University Road, Belfast.
28 May 1976
Hamill, Paul (21) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Killed in bomb attack on Club Bar, University Road, Belfast.
30 May 1976
Ritchie, John (31) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Milkman. Found shot in his milk float, Springhill Avenue, Ballymurphy, Belfast.
31 May 1976
McLoughlin, Frederick (48) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Died two weeks after being shot during gun attack on Eagle Bar, Charlemont, County Armagh. He was injured on 15 May 1976.
02 June 1976
Baggley, Linda (19) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died nine days after being shot while on Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) foot patrol, Chapel Road, Waterside, Derry.
02 June 1976
McAdam, Ronald (31) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot while accompanying patient outside Royal Victoria Hospital, Falls Road, Belfast.
02 June 1976
Parsons, John (51) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Association (UDA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot at his home, Cambrai Street, Shankill, Belfast.
02 June 1976
Spratt, David (23) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Red Hand Commando (RHC)
Shot at his sister's home, Darragh Road, Comber, County Down. Catholic man intended target.
04 June 1976
Patterson, Alexander (42) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot while travelling in Shankill black taxi, along Upper Crumlin Road, Belfast.
04 June 1976
Spring, William (51) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Found shot in Waterproof Street, Lower Oldpark, Belfast. Assumed to be a Catholic.
05 June 1976
Mulgrew, Colm (26) Catholic
Status: Civilian Political Activist (CivPA), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Sinn Fein (SF) member. Shot at his home, Camberwell Terrace, off Antrim Road, Belfast.
05 June 1976
McMurray, Edward (41) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Republican group (REP)
Killed in bomb attack on Times Bar, York Road, Belfast.
05 June 1976
Groves, Robert (45) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Republican group (REP)
Killed in bomb attack on Times Bar, York Road, Belfast.
05 June 1976
Coyle, James (50) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot during gun attack on Chlorane Bar, Gresham Street, Belfast.
05 June 1976
Farrell, Edward (45) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot during gun attack on Chlorane Bar, Gresham Street, Belfast.
05 June 1976
McNeill, Daniel (47) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot during gun attack on Chlorane Bar, Gresham Street, Belfast.
05 June 1976
Corr, Samuel (53) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot during gun attack on Chlorane Bar, Gresham Street, Belfast.
05 June 1976
Martin, John (59) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot during gun attack on Chlorane Bar, Gresham Street, Belfast. He died 23 June 1976.
05 June 1976
Byers, Christopher (24) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Killed in bomb attack on International Bar, Portaferry, County Down.
07 June 1976
McNally, Paul (26) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Died two days after being shot from passing car while standing outside Ardoyne shops, Crumlin Road, Belfast.
11 June 1976
Palmer, William (50) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Republican group (REP)
Died three days after being shot at his home, Milltown Avenue, Derriaghy, near Belfast.
11 June 1976
Walker, Edward (20) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Association (UDA), Killed by: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC)
Shot while travelling in stolen car along Doagh Road, Newtownabbey, County Antrim.
12 June 1976
Prince, Liam (26) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot while travelling in his car at British Army (BA) Vehicle Check Point (VCP), near Forkhill, County Armagh.
17 June 1976
McCann, Daniel (50) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died 11 days after being shot at a relative's home, Ringford Park, Suffolk, Belfast. Mistaken for Ulster Defence Association (UDA) member.
17 June 1976
Meehan, Brendan (48) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Shot while sitting in Citybus travelling along Crumlin Road, Belfast.
17 June 1976
Stitt, Gerard (21) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Shot while sitting in Citybus travelling along Crumlin Road, Belfast.
18 June 1976
Craven, Robert (51) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Killed in bomb attack on Conway's Bar, Greencastle, Belfast.
19 June 1976
Rankin, William (32) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot at his home, Westland Road, Belfast.
19 June 1976
Nicholl, Wesley (40) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Association (UDA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot at his home, Larch Grove, Seymour Hill, Dunmurry, near Belfast, County Antrim.
20 June 1976
McNeill, Edmund (22) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Found stabbed to death beside Ballysillan Playing Fields, Alliance Road, Belfast.
20 June 1976
Doherty, Richard (27) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Republican group (REP)
Shot at his home, Alexandra Park Avenue, Skegoneill, Belfast.
21 June 1976
McAvoy, Sydney (50) Protestant
Status: ex-Ulster Defence Regiment (xUDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot at his shop, The Old Wheel Stores, Upper Dunmurry Lane, Dunmurry, near Belfast, County Antrim.
25 June 1976
Kidd, Ruby (28) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Republican Action Force (RepAF)
Shot during gun attack on Walker's Bar, Lyle Hill Road, Templepatrick, County Antrim.
25 June 1976
Walker, Francis (17) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Republican Action Force (RepAF)
Shot during gun attack on Walker's Bar, Lyle Hill Road, Templepatrick, County Antrim.
25 June 1976
McBride, Joseph (56) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Republican Action Force (RepAF)
Shot during gun attack on Walker's Bar, Lyle Hill Road, Templepatrick, County Antrim.
26 June 1976
Mackin, Daniel (20) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Found stabbed to death, Brookvale Street, off Cliftonville Road, Belfast.
28 June 1976
Freeburn, John (30) Protestant
Status: ex-Ulster Defence Regiment (xUDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot while in Celtic Supporters' Social Club, Edward Street, Lurgan, County Armagh.
28 June 1976
Snowdon, William (18) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died five days after being injured in a land mine attack on British Army (BA) foot patrol, Drumlougher, near Crossmaglen, County Armagh.
30 June 1976
Eaton, Oliver (42) Protestant
Status: British Army Territorial Army (TA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Also member of Police Authority. Off duty. Shot as he arrived at his workplace, Peter Pan bakery, Springfield Road, Belfast.
30 June 1976
Coyle, Bernard (17) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died in premature explosion of hand grenade about to be thrown at British Army (BA) foot patrol, Meenan Square, Bogside, Derry.
01 July 1976
Palmer, Brian (39) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot while in Finaghy Roadhouse Bar, Finaghy Road North, Belfast. Alleged informer.
02 July 1976
Scott, Francis (73) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot during gun attack on Ramble Inn, Creevery, near Antrim, County Antrim.
02 July 1976
Moore, Ernest (43) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot during gun attack on Ramble Inn, Creevery, near Antrim, County Antrim.
02 July 1976
McCallion, James (39) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot during gun attack on Ramble Inn, Creevery, near Antrim, County Antrim.
02 July 1976
Woulahan, Oliver (20) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot during gun attack on Ramble Inn, Creevery, near Antrim, County Antrim.
02 July 1976
Ellis, Joseph (27) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot during gun attack on Ramble Inn, Creevery, near Antrim, County Antrim. He died 7 July 1976
02 July 1976
Francey, James (50) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot during gun attack on Ramble Inn, Creevery, near Antrim, County Antrim. He died 14 July 1976
03 July 1976
Miller, William (19) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by sniper while at British Army (BA) pedestrian check point, Butcher Gate, Butcher Street, Derry.
06 July 1976
Hetherington, Vincent (21) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Found shot at side of road near Collin Glen bridge, off Glen Road, Hannahstown, Belfast. Alleged informer.
06 July 1976
Gardiner, Gerald (27) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died two weeks after being shot outside his workplace, Goodyear Tyre Factory, Craigavon, County Armagh. Off duty Ulster Defence Regiment member the intended target.
08 July 1976
Rooney, James (43) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Died one day after being shot at his greengrocer's shop, Upper Newtownards Road, Ballyhackamore, Belfast.
09 July 1976
McDonald, Mervyn (26) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Freedom Fighters (UFF)
Shot at his home, Longlands Road, Greencastle, Belfast.
09 July 1976
McDonald, Rosaleen (24) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Freedom Fighters (UFF)
Shot at her home, Longlands Road, Greencastle, Belfast.
11 July 1976
McKenzie, Thomas (45) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Republican group (REP)
Found stabbed to death, on waste ground, Divis Flats, Belfast.
13 July 1976
Gilmore, Gerard (19) Catholic
Status: Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Shot from passing car, while standing outside Boundary Bar, Shore Road, Greencastle, Belfast.
17 July 1976
McElcar, Peter (24) nfNI
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
From County Donegal. Killed in premature bomb explosion while travelling in car, Castlederg, County Tyrone.
17 July 1976
Cannon, Patrick (20) nfNI
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
From County Dublin. Killed in premature bomb explosion while travelling in car, Castlederg, County Tyrone.
18 July 1976
Liddle, Gordon (28) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed by booby trap bomb, in laneway of his home, Drumgole, Lisnaskea, County Fermanagh.
21 July 1976
Ewart-Biggs, Christopher (54) nfNIRI
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
British Ambassador to Ireland. Killed in land mine attack on his official car, Sandyford, County Dublin.
21 July 1976
Cook, Judith (25) nfNIRI
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
British Ambassador to Ireland's secretary. Killed in land mine attack on his official car, Sandyford, County Dublin.
21 July 1976
Evans, David (20) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed by booby trap bomb left inside Ebrington British Army (BA) base, Waterside, Derry.
25 July 1976
McNeice, Patrick (54) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot at his home, Ardress, near Loughgall, County Armagh.
29 July 1976
Johnston, George (24) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Off duty. Shot while travelling in car at British Army (BA) Vehicle Check Point (VCP), Bessbrook, County Armagh.
29 July 1976
McGrogan, Daniel (27) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Killed in bomb attack on Whitefort Inn, Andersonstown Road, Andersonstown, Belfast.
29 July 1976
Watson, Joseph (65) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Killed in bomb attack on Whitefort Inn, Andersonstown Road, Andersonstown, Belfast.
29 July 1976
Hall, Thomas (62) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Injured in bomb attack on Whitefort Inn, Andersonstown Road, Andersonstown, Belfast. He died 8 September 1976
30 July 1976
Scott, Robert (28) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Killed by booby trap bomb attached to gate at his father's farm, Druminard, near Moneymore, County Derry.
30 July 1976
McCleave, John (48) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Republican Action Force (RepAF)
Shot during gun attack on Stag Inn, off Milltown Road, Belvoir, Belfast.
30 July 1976
McKay, John (50) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Republican Action Force (RepAF)
Shot during gun attack on Stag Inn, off Milltown Road, Belvoir, Belfast.
30 July 1976
Doherty, James (70) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Republican Action Force (RepAF)
Shot during gun attack on Stag Inn, off Milltown Road, Belvoir, Belfast.
30 July 1976
McCreight, Thompson (60) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Republican Action Force (RepAF)
Shot during gun attack on Stag Inn, off Milltown Road, Belvoir, Belfast. He died 8 August 1976
31 July 1976
Cush, Thomas (52) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by sniper while standing at security barrier, Church Street, Lurgan, County Armagh.
01 August 1976
Bovaird, John (33) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Shot at his home, Annalee Street, Lower Oldpark, Belfast. Lived with Catholic family.
02 August 1976
Neeson, Cornelius (49) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Died a short time after being found badly beaten, at the junction of Manor Street and Cliftonville Road, Belfast.
03 August 1976
Watkins, Alan (20) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA)
Shot by sniper while on British Army (BA) foot patrol, Dungiven, County Derry.
08 August 1976
Borucki, James (19) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed by bomb attached to abandoned bicycle while on British Army (BA) foot patrol, The Square, Crossmaglen, County Armagh.
10 August 1976
Lennon, Daniel (23) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot while driving car away from attempted ambush of British Army (BA) foot patrol, car went out of control and crashed into Maguire family, walking along Finaghy Road North, Belfast.
10 August 1976
Maguire, John (3) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: not known (nk)
Died when hit by car, which went out of control and mounted pavement, after the Irish Republican Army (IRA) member driver had been shot by British Army (BA) patrol, Finaghy Road North, Belfast.
10 August 1976
Maguire, Joanne (9) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: not known (nk)
Died when hit by car, which went out of control and mounted pavement, after the Irish Republican Army (IRA) member driver had been shot by British Army (BA) patrol, Finaghy Road North, Belfast.
10 August 1976
Maguire, Andrew (0) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: not known (nk)
Died when hit by car, which went out of control and mounted pavement, after the Irish Republican Army (IRA) member driver had been shot by British Army (BA) patrol, Finaghy Road North, Belfast.
11 August 1976
Quigley, Michael (33) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot during Irish Republican Army (IRA) sniper attack on British Army (BA) observation post, while walking along Meenan Square, Bogside, Derry.
14 August 1976
O'Hare, Majella (12) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot while walking near to her home, Ballymoyer, near Whitecross, County Armagh.
16 August 1976
McDonald, Elizabeth (38) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Killed when car bomb exploded outside Step Inn, Keady, County Armagh.
16 August 1976
McGleenan, Gerard (22) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Killed when car bomb exploded outside Step Inn, Keady, County Armagh.
18 August 1976
Walker, Robert (32) Protestant
Status: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Found shot by the side of Flush Road, off Crumlin Road, Belfast. Ulster Defence Association (UDA) / Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF) feud.
19 August 1976
Creighton, William (77) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot attempting to stop bomb attack on his garage, Upper Lisburn Road, Finaghy, Belfast.
26 August 1976
Passmore, Thomas (68) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Father of Orange Order leader. Died seven days after being shot at his home, West Circular Crescent, Highfield, Belfast.
26 August 1976
Heaney, James (20) Catholic
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot outside his mother's home, Andersonstown Grove, Andersonstown, Belfast.
27 August 1976
Dempsey, Joseph (22) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Killed in petrol bomb attack on his home, Hillman Street, New Lodge, Belfast.
27 August 1976
Dempsey, Jeanette (19) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Killed in petrol bomb attack on her home, Hillman Street, New Lodge, Belfast.
27 August 1976
Dempsey, Brigeen (0) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Killed in petrol bomb attack on her home, Hillman Street, New Lodge, Belfast.
02 September 1976
Cunningham, Patrick (29) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Died three days after being found shot, Carlow Street, Shankill, Belfast.
11 September 1976
Moody, Victor (18) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Association (UDA), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Found shot in entry off Disraeli Street, Shankill, Belfast. Internal Ulster Defence Association (UDA) dispute.
17 September 1976
Johnston, Peter (28) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Found shot at his home, Cooldarragh Park, off Cavehill Road, Belfast.
18 September 1976
Craig, Albert (33) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot while directing traffic, Brownstone Road, Portadown, County Armagh.
19 September 1976
Paton, Joseph (64) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died four days after being injured in bomb attack on Belfast Telegraph building, Little Donegall Street, Belfast. Inadequate warning given.
20 September 1976
Muldoon, Seamus (29) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Died ten days after being shot near to his home while on his way to work, Donard Drive, Tonagh, Lisburn, County Antrim.
24 September 1976
Doherty, Pauline (17) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Shot while in her home, Oldpark Avenue, Belfast.
24 September 1976
McLaughlin, Frederick (27) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Republican group (REP)
Shot during gun attack on the Cavehill Inn, Cavehill Road, Belfast.
24 September 1976
Rankin, George (50) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Association (UDA), Killed by: non-specific Republican group (REP)
Shot during gun attack on the Cavehill Inn, Cavehill Road, Belfast.
25 September 1976
Kyle, Rosaleen (19) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA)
Shot at her home, Ormonde Park, Finaghy, Belfast.
25 September 1976
Kyle, James (61) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA)
Shot at his home, Ormonde Park, Finaghy, Belfast. He died 28 October 1976
25 September 1976
Boothman, Michael (32) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Shot while standing outside Wolfe Tone Social Club, Shore Road, Greencastle, Belfast.
01 October 1976
Dormer, Victor (25) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died one month after being shot while in relative's home, Copperfield Street, Tiger's Bay, Belfast. He was injured on 29 August 1976.
03 October 1976
Mulhern, Kevin (33) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Freedom Fighters (UFF)
Shot at his home, Knockwellan Park, Waterside, Derry.
06 October 1976
Nolan, Francis (34) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Shot at his home, Victoria Gardens, off Cavehill Road, Belfast.
06 October 1976
O'Connor, Catherine (68) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Shot at her home, Victoria Gardens, off Cavehill Road, Belfast.
08 October 1976
McKay, Arthur (43) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed by booby trap bomb in abandoned van while on Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) patrol, Gortmacrane, near Kilrea, County Derry.
08 October 1976
Hamilton, Robert (25) Protestant
Status: Prison Officer (PO), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot outside his home, Governor Road, Derry.
09 October 1976
Dunlop, Yvonne (26) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed during incendiary bomb attack on her shop, Alley Katz Boutique, Bridge Street, Ballymena, County Antrim.
09 October 1976
McCrystal, Sean (41) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Found beaten to death and on fire, in entry between Bridge Street and Prospect Place, Ballymena, County Antrim.
10 October 1976
Stewart, Brian (13) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Died six days after being hit by plastic bullet near his home, Norglen Road, Turf Lodge, Belfast.
11 October 1976
Magee, Anne (15) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Died two weeks after being shot while in shop, Manor Street, Lower Oldpark, Belfast.
11 October 1976
Woolsey, Peter (39) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot at his farm, Cornascriebe, near Portadown, County Armagh.
13 October 1976
Corrigan, William (41) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot together with his son, outside their home, Meadowview Drive, Annaghmore, near Loughgall, County Armagh.
13 October 1976
Corrigan, Leslie (19) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot together with his father, outside their home, Meadowview Drive, Annaghmore, near Loughgall, County Armagh. He died 25 October 1976.
13 October 1976
Donnelly, Edward (22) nfNI
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Scottish visitor. Found shot in Hemsworth Street, Shankill, Belfast.
16 October 1976
Clerkin, Michael (24) nfNIRI
Status: Garda Siochana (GS), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed by booby trap bomb in derelict house, Mountmellick, near Portlaoise, County Laois.
16 October 1976
Marlowe, Paul (31) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died in premature bomb explosion at Belfast Gas Works, Ormeau Road, Belfast.
16 October 1976
Fitzsimmons, Francis (28) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died in premature bomb explosion at Belfast Gas Works, Ormeau Road, Belfast
16 October 1976
Surgenor, Joseph (23) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Died in premature bomb explosion at Belfast Gas Works, Ormeau Road,Belfast.
17 October 1976
McCarron, Bernard (45) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Found shot and badly beaten, Richmond Street, Shankill, Belfast
24 October 1976
Abbott, Anthony (19) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by snipers while checking abandoned car, Oakfield Street, Ardoyne, Belfast.
24 October 1976
Murphy, Maurice (26) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by snipers while checking abandoned car, Oakfield Street, Ardoyne, Belfast. He died 23 November 1976.
26 October 1976
Wilson, Joseph (55) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot at his workplace, supermarket, Eglish Street, Armagh.
28 October 1976
Adams, Stanley (29) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot while delivering mail, Altmore, near Pomeroy, County Tyrone.
28 October 1976
Drumm, Maire (56) Catholic
Status: Civilian Political Activist (CivPA), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Vice-President of Sinn Fein (SF). Shot while patient in Mater Hospital, Crumlin Road, Belfast.
30 October 1976
McCann, Stephen (20) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Abducted while walking along Millfield, Belfast. Found stabbed and shot a short time later, near the Community Centre, off Forthriver Road, Glencairn, Belfast.
30 October 1976
Corbett, Charles (22) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Abducted while travelling in newspaper delivery van, Crumlin Road, Belfast. Found shot a short time later, Glenbank Place, off Crumlin Road, Belfast.
30 October 1976
Maguire, John (56) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Abducted while travelling in newspaper delivery van, Crumlin Road, Belfast. Found shot a short time later, Glenbank Place, off Crumlin Road, Belfast.
02 November 1976
McCabe, Noel (25) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Undercover Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) member. Shot while sitting in civilian type car, junction of Falls Road and Clonard Street, Belfast.
03 November 1976
McConnell, Samuel (59) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Republican group (REP)
Shot at his farm, Sycamore Road, Dundrod, County Antrim.
03 November 1976
Strain, Georgina (50) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Republican group (REP)
Shot at her home, Hogarth Street, Tiger's Bay, Belfast.
04 November 1976
McCrory, Cornelius (17) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Found shot on the bank of the Forth River, Glencairn, Belfast.
06 November 1976
McMenamy, Carol (15) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Died one day after being shot while standing outside friend's home, Newington Street, New Lodge, Belfast.
06 November 1976
McDonagh, Eugene (23) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Barman. Shot outside his workplace, Jordanstown Inn, Whiteabbey, County Antrim.
07 November 1976
Bond, Ronald (53) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Died ten days after being shot outside his home, Harding Street, off Abercorn Road, Derry.
09 November 1976
Speers, James (45) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot at his garage, Longfield Road, Desertmartin, County Derry.
11 November 1976
Smyth, Patrick (24) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Republican group (REP)
Shot while inside social club, Saul Street, Short Strand, Belfast.
11 November 1976
McCaughey, Winston (33) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot outside his home, Kilrea, County Derry.
13 November 1976
Patch, John (34) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Abducted while walking along Cliftonville Road, Belfast. Found shot a short time later, on the edge of Ballysillan Playing Fields, off Alliance Road, Belfast.
15 November 1976
Lutton, George (41) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by sniper while on Ulster Defence Regiment foot patrol, Church Place, Lurgan, County Armagh.
16 November 1976
Duffy, James (48) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: not known (nk)
Shot while delivering meat to butcher's shop, at the junction of Falls Road and Rockmount Street, Belfast.
18 November 1976
Kidd, William (37) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot at his workplace, a building site, Trench Road, Altnagelvin, Derry.
22 November 1976
Toland, John (35) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Freedom Fighters (UFF)
Manager of the Happy Landing Bar. Shot while in the premises, Eglinton, County Derry.
23 November 1976
Glover, Joseph (60) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Republican group (REP)
Businessman. Shot at his workplace, Crawford Square, Derry.
25 November 1976
Loughrey, James (35) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Freedom Fighters (UFF)
Died eleven days after being shot at his home, Greysteel, County Derry. He was wounded on 14 November 1976.
25 November 1976
Crocker, Andrew (18) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA)
Shot when British Army (BA) foot patrol arrived at scene of armed robbery, Monagh Post Office, Turf Lodge, Belfast.
27 November 1976
Green, Philomena (16) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed by booby trap bomb in derelict house, Mary Street, Lurgan, County Armagh. House had been used as British Army (BA) observation post.
27 November 1976
McConnellogue, Frank (46) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed by booby trap bomb in entry, off Lecky Road, Bogside, Derry.
30 November 1976
Luney, Elizabeth (36) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Shot at her home, Silverstream Road, Ballysillan, Belfast.
03 December 1976
Scott, Joseph (49) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty reservist. Shot while working as traffic warden, Circular Road, Dungannon, County Tyrone.
08 December 1976
McKeown, Geraldine (14) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Died three days after being shot at her home, Mountainview Gardens, off Crumlin Road, Belfast.
11 December 1976
Edwards, Howard (24) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by sniper while on British Army (BA) foot patrol, Elmwood Road, Bogside, Derry.
13 December 1976
Young, Roy (23) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot, trying to stop bomb attack at his workplace, Hall's Brush Factory, Wilson Street, off Millfield, Belfast.
15 December 1976
Campbell, Norman (19) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot while closing security barrier, High Street, Portadown, County Armagh.
15 December 1976
McGeown, Patrick (25) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Barman. Shot while inside Mocking Bird Bar, Keady, County Armagh.
18 December 1976
Savage, John (17) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot while travelling in stolen car, Springfield Road, Belfast.
20 December 1976
Easton, Thomas (22) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Found beaten to death behind St Andrew's Church, Forthriver Road, Glencairn, Belfast.
22 December 1976
Armour, Samuel (37) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA)
Off duty. Killed by booby trap bomb attached to his car, outside his home, Curragh Road, Maghera, County Derry.
26 December 1976
Kerr, Paul (23) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Died three days after being shot, while involved in a burglary at a house, Granville Road, Dungannon, County Tyrone.
29 December 1976
Liggett, James (67) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: People's Republican Army (PRA)
Security man. Died two weeks after being shot trying to stop bomb attack on Tavern Bar, Edenderry, Portadown, County Armagh.

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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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