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Reavey, John
04 January 1976 (24) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot during gun attack on his home, Greyhillan, Whitecross, County Armagh.
Reavey, Brian
04 January 1976 (22) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot during gun attack on his home, Greyhillan, Whitecross, County Armagh.
Reavey, Anthony
04 January 1976 (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
O'Dowd, Barry
04 January 1976 (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.
O'Dowd, Declan
04 January 1976 (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.
O'Dowd, Joseph
04 January 1976 (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.
Evans, Clifford
05 January 1976 (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.
McConville, John
05 January 1976 (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.
Chapman, Walter
05 January 1976 (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.
Chapman, Reginald
05 January 1976 (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.
Lemmon, Joseph
05 January 1976 (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.
McWhirter, James
05 January 1976 (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.
Worton, Kenneth
05 January 1976 (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.
Chambers, Robert
05 January 1976 (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.
Bryans, John
05 January 1976 (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.
Freeburn, Robert
05 January 1976 (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.
Walker, Robert
05 January 1976 (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.
Dickson, Michael
07 January 1976 (17) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Found shot in entry, off Rockview Street, Belfast.
McQuaid, Edward
10 January 1976 (25) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot from passing car while walking along Cliftonville Road, Belfast.
Gallagher, Ian
13 January 1976 (41) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in premature bomb explosion at shopping arcade, North Street, Belfast.
Dornan, Mary
13 January 1976 (30) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in premature bomb explosion at shopping arcade, North Street, Belfast.
Bleakley, Rosemary
13 January 1976 (19) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in premature bomb explosion at shopping arcade, North Street, Belfast.
McDonagh, Martin
13 January 1976 (23) Catholic
Status: Irish Republican Army (IRA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in premature bomb explosion at shopping arcade, North Street, Belfast.
Millar, Samuel
14 January 1976 (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.
Ashford, Mark
17 January 1976 (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
O'Brien, Seamus
17 January 1976 (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.
O'Dwyer, Sarah
17 January 1976 (47) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Killed in bomb attack on Sheridan's Bar, New Lodge Road, Belfast.
Reid, James
17 January 1976 (47) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Killed in bomb attack on Sheridan's Bar, New Lodge Road, Belfast.
O'Neill, Niall
22 January 1976 (27) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Shot at his home, Thirlmere Gardens, off Cavehill Road, Belfast.
Arrell, John
22 January 1976 (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.
Morrow, John
22 January 1976 (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.
McCann, Kieran
22 January 1976 (20) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot at his workplace, Eglish, near Dungannon, County Tyrone. Alleged informer.
Bell, George
22 January 1976 (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.
Cummings, Neville
22 January 1976 (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.
Quail, Patrick
24 January 1976 (37) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Shot while walking along Clifton Street, Belfast.
McDowell, David
24 January 1976 (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.
Neill, Samuel
25 January 1976 (29) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot while walking along Union Street, Edgarstown, Portadown, County Armagh.
Mayes, Raymond
25 January 1976 (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.
Tennyson, John
25 January 1976 (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.
McGilton, Andrew
27 January 1976 (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.
Armstrong, Peter
27 January 1976 (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.
McAlinden, Joseph
29 January 1976 (44) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Shot at his home, Upper Cavehill Road, Belfast.
Crossen, Martin
29 January 1976 (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.
Smiley, John
30 January 1976 (55) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in bomb attack on Klondyke Bar, Sandy Row, Belfast.
Hollywood, Samuel
30 January 1976 (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.
Woodside, Hugh
31 January 1976 (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.
Blakely, James
06 February 1976 (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.
Murtagh, William
06 February 1976 (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.
McCready, John
06 February 1976 (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.
Quinn, Thomas
06 February 1976 (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.
McLernon, Robert
07 February 1976 (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.
McLernon, Rachel
07 February 1976 (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.
Rafferty, Thomas
07 February 1976 (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.
Hanna, Archibald
09 February 1976 (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.
Carlisle, Raymond
09 February 1976 (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.
Stagg, Frank
12 February 1976 (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.
Hamer, William
12 February 1976 (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.
O'Neill, James
12 February 1976 (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.
Bailey, Sean
13 February 1976 (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.
Doherty, Anthony
14 February 1976 (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.
Wilson, William
14 February 1976 (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.
McGrillen, James
15 February 1976 (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.
Sloan, Mary
15 February 1976 (50) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Shot at her home, Wolfhill Drive, Ligoniel, Belfast.
Sloan, Mary
15 February 1976 (19) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Shot at her home, Wolfhill Drive, Ligoniel, Belfast
McGrath, Doris
15 February 1976 (23) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Shot while visiting friends home, Wolfhill Drive, Ligoniel, Belfast.
Lynch, Colin
17 February 1976 (18) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Freedom Fighters (UFF)
Shot during gun attack on McLaughlin's Bar, Claudy, County Derry.
Best, Paul
18 February 1976 (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.
Finney, Desmond
19 February 1976 (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.
Lockington, Marjorie
22 February 1976 (55) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot during attempted hijacking of her car, Killeen, County Armagh.
Rice, Francis
23 February 1976 (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.
McCullough, Joseph
26 February 1976 (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.
Lenaghan, Kenneth
27 February 1976 (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.
Blair, Harold
28 February 1976 (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.
Jamison, Alexander
05 March 1976 (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.
Mone, Patrick
07 March 1976 (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.
O'Reilly, Anthony
09 March 1976 (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.
O'Reilly, Myles
09 March 1976 (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.
Dorman, Robert
10 March 1976 (60) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot during gun attack on Homestead Inn, Ballyaghlis, near Lisburn, County Antrim.
Smyth, Sammy
10 March 1976 (46) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Association (UDA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot while at his relative's home, Alliance Avenue, Ardoyne, Belfast.
Scott, Harry
11 March 1976 (64) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot at the entrance to Farmer's Inn, Collin Glen Road, Collin, Belfast.
Frame, Alexander
13 March 1976 (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.
White, Nicholas
13 March 1976 (34) nfNI
Status: ex-British Army (xBA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Youth worker. Shot at youth club, Alliance Avenue, Ardoyne, Belfast.
Stephen, Julius
15 March 1976 (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.
Kelly, Joseph
17 March 1976 (57) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Killed in car bomb explosion, outside Hillcrest Bar, Donaghmore Road, Dungannon, County Tyrone.
Small, Andrew
17 March 1976 (62) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Killed in car bomb explosion, outside Hillcrest Bar, Donaghmore Road, Dungannon, County Tyrone.
McCaughey, James
17 March 1976 (13) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Killed in car bomb explosion, outside Hillcrest Bar, Donaghmore Road, Dungannon, County Tyrone.
Barnard, Patrick
17 March 1976 (13) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Killed in car bomb explosion, outside Hillcrest Bar, Donaghmore Road, Dungannon, County Tyrone.
Donnelly, James
18 March 1976 (39) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Found stabbed to death, at the rear of Cregagh Inn, Cregagh Road, Belfast.
Traynor, Donald
30 March 1976 (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.
Ferguson, David
31 March 1976 (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.
Bannon, Roderick
31 March 1976 (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.
Pearson, John
31 March 1976 (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.
McCutcheon, John
01 April 1976 (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.
Lennox, Robert
02 April 1976 (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.
Gamble, Margaret
04 April 1976 (38) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: not known (nk)
Found stabbed to death at junction of Antrim Road and Glandore Gardens, Belfast.
McConnell, Robert
05 April 1976 (32) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot outside his home, Tullyvallen, Newtownhamilton, County Armagh.
McDermott, Sean
05 April 1976 (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.
Liggett, Gillian
06 April 1976 (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.
Herron, William
07 April 1976 (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.
Herron, Elizabeth
07 April 1976 (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.
Herron, Noleen
07 April 1976 (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.
Dillon, Pacelli
08 April 1976 (36) Catholic
Status: Prison Officer (PO), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot outside his home, Loughmacrory Park, Carrickmore, County Tyrone.
Mallon, Francis
09 April 1976 (51) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Killed in bomb attack on Divis Castle Bar, Springfield Road, Belfast.
Sweeney, Michael
09 April 1976 (73) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Killed in bomb attack on Lenny's Bar, Railway Street, Armagh.
Cleary, Peter
15 April 1976 (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.
Hamilton, Vincent
16 April 1976 (45) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in bomb explosion at his workshop, Servia Street, Lower Falls, Belfast.
McAleese, Harry
16 April 1976 (23) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed in bomb explosion at his workplace, Servia Street, Lower Falls, Belfast.
Hyams, Rachel
17 April 1976 (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.
Cummings, John
19 April 1976 (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.
Crooks, William
22 April 1976 (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.
Byrne, James
24 April 1976 (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.
Hawkins, Rory
26 April 1976 (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.
Campbell, Matthew
27 April 1976 (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.
Stewart, Edmund
29 April 1976 (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.
Arthurs, Stanley
29 April 1976 (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
Ludlow, Seamus
02 May 1976 (49) nfNIRI
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Red Hand Commando (RHC)
Found shot in laneway near to his home, Thistlecross, near Dundalk, County Louth.
Brown, Gregory
13 May 1976 (26) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Freedom Fighters (UFF)
Shot while walking along Woodstock Road, Belfast. Alleged informer.
Keys, Henry
15 May 1976 (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.
Kettyles, Francis
15 May 1976 (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.
Evans, Harry
15 May 1976 (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.
Heaney, Francis
15 May 1976 (46) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Killed in bomb attack on Avenue Bar, Union Street, Belfast.
McMahon, Henry
15 May 1976 (39) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Killed in bomb attack on Avenue Bar, Union Street, Belfast.
Clancey, Felix
15 May 1976 (54) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Killed in bomb attack on Clancey's Bar, Charlemont, County Armagh.
O'Hagan, Sean
15 May 1976 (22) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Killed in bomb attack on Clancey's Bar, Charlemont, County Armagh.
McCullough, Robert
15 May 1976 (41) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Killed in bomb attack on Clancey's Bar, Charlemont, County Armagh.
Hunter, James
15 May 1976 (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.
McIlwaine, Roy
16 May 1976 (35) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot while standing outside Social Club, Alliance Road, Belfast.
Martin, William
16 May 1976 (53) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot while standing outside Social Club, Alliance Road, Belfast.
Nelson, Kenneth
16 May 1976 (28) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot outside his home, Derryfubble, near Benburb, County Tyrone.
Dobson, Robert
17 May 1976 (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.
Dobson, Thomas
17 May 1976 (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.
Gallagher, James
17 May 1976 (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.
Bartholomew, Roberta
21 May 1976 (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.
McCambridge, John
22 May 1976 (21) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot outside his home, Corrainy, near Dungannon, County Tyrone.
Masterson, Gerard
27 May 1976 (34) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot at his home, Allworthy Avenue, off Antrim Road, Belfast.
Robinson, David
28 May 1976 (23) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Killed in bomb attack on Club Bar, University Road, Belfast.
Hamill, Paul
28 May 1976 (21) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Killed in bomb attack on Club Bar, University Road, Belfast.
Ritchie, John
30 May 1976 (31) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Milkman. Found shot in his milk float, Springhill Avenue, Ballymurphy, Belfast.
McLoughlin, Frederick
31 May 1976 (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.
Baggley, Linda
02 June 1976 (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.
McAdam, Ronald
02 June 1976 (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.
Parsons, John
02 June 1976 (51) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Association (UDA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot at his home, Cambrai Street, Shankill, Belfast.
Spratt, David
02 June 1976 (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.
Patterson, Alexander
04 June 1976 (42) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot while travelling in Shankill black taxi, along Upper Crumlin Road, Belfast.
Spring, William
04 June 1976 (51) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Found shot in Waterproof Street, Lower Oldpark, Belfast. Assumed to be a Catholic.
Mulgrew, Colm
05 June 1976 (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.
McMurray, Edward
05 June 1976 (41) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Republican group (REP)
Killed in bomb attack on Times Bar, York Road, Belfast.
Groves, Robert
05 June 1976 (45) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Republican group (REP)
Killed in bomb attack on Times Bar, York Road, Belfast.
Coyle, James
05 June 1976 (50) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot during gun attack on Chlorane Bar, Gresham Street, Belfast.
Farrell, Edward
05 June 1976 (45) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot during gun attack on Chlorane Bar, Gresham Street, Belfast.
McNeill, Daniel
05 June 1976 (47) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot during gun attack on Chlorane Bar, Gresham Street, Belfast.
Corr, Samuel
05 June 1976 (53) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot during gun attack on Chlorane Bar, Gresham Street, Belfast.
Martin, John
05 June 1976 (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.
Byers, Christopher
05 June 1976 (24) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Killed in bomb attack on International Bar, Portaferry, County Down.
McNally, Paul
07 June 1976 (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.
Palmer, William
11 June 1976 (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.
Walker, Edward
11 June 1976 (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.
Prince, Liam
12 June 1976 (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.
McCann, Daniel
17 June 1976 (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.
Meehan, Brendan
17 June 1976 (48) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Shot while sitting in Citybus travelling along Crumlin Road, Belfast.
Stitt, Gerard
17 June 1976 (21) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Shot while sitting in Citybus travelling along Crumlin Road, Belfast.
Craven, Robert
18 June 1976 (51) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Killed in bomb attack on Conway's Bar, Greencastle, Belfast.
Rankin, William
19 June 1976 (32) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot at his home, Westland Road, Belfast.
Nicholl, Wesley
19 June 1976 (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.
McNeill, Edmund
20 June 1976 (22) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Found stabbed to death beside Ballysillan Playing Fields, Alliance Road, Belfast.
Doherty, Richard
20 June 1976 (27) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Republican group (REP)
Shot at his home, Alexandra Park Avenue, Skegoneill, Belfast.
McAvoy, Sydney
21 June 1976 (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.
Kidd, Ruby
25 June 1976 (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.
Walker, Francis
25 June 1976 (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.
McBride, Joseph
25 June 1976 (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.
Mackin, Daniel
26 June 1976 (20) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Found stabbed to death, Brookvale Street, off Cliftonville Road, Belfast.
Freeburn, John
28 June 1976 (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.
Snowdon, William
28 June 1976 (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.
Eaton, Oliver
30 June 1976 (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.
Coyle, Bernard
30 June 1976 (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.
Palmer, Brian
01 July 1976 (39) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot while in Finaghy Roadhouse Bar, Finaghy Road North, Belfast. Alleged informer.
Scott, Francis
02 July 1976 (73) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot during gun attack on Ramble Inn, Creevery, near Antrim, County Antrim.
Moore, Ernest
02 July 1976 (43) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot during gun attack on Ramble Inn, Creevery, near Antrim, County Antrim.
McCallion, James
02 July 1976 (39) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot during gun attack on Ramble Inn, Creevery, near Antrim, County Antrim.
Woulahan, Oliver
02 July 1976 (20) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot during gun attack on Ramble Inn, Creevery, near Antrim, County Antrim.
Ellis, Joseph
02 July 1976 (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
Francey, James
02 July 1976 (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
Miller, William
03 July 1976 (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.
Hetherington, Vincent
06 July 1976 (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.
Gardiner, Gerald
06 July 1976 (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.
Rooney, James
08 July 1976 (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.
McDonald, Mervyn
09 July 1976 (26) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Freedom Fighters (UFF)
Shot at his home, Longlands Road, Greencastle, Belfast.
McDonald, Rosaleen
09 July 1976 (24) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Freedom Fighters (UFF)
Shot at her home, Longlands Road, Greencastle, Belfast.
McKenzie, Thomas
11 July 1976 (45) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Republican group (REP)
Found stabbed to death, on waste ground, Divis Flats, Belfast.
Gilmore, Gerard
13 July 1976 (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.
McElcar, Peter
17 July 1976 (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.
Cannon, Patrick
17 July 1976 (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.
Liddle, Gordon
18 July 1976 (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.
Ewart-Biggs, Christopher
21 July 1976 (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.
Cook, Judith
21 July 1976 (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.
Evans, David
21 July 1976 (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.
McNeice, Patrick
25 July 1976 (54) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot at his home, Ardress, near Loughgall, County Armagh.
Johnston, George
29 July 1976 (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.
McGrogan, Daniel
29 July 1976 (27) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Killed in bomb attack on Whitefort Inn, Andersonstown Road, Andersonstown, Belfast.
Watson, Joseph
29 July 1976 (65) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Killed in bomb attack on Whitefort Inn, Andersonstown Road, Andersonstown, Belfast.
Hall, Thomas
29 July 1976 (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
Scott, Robert
30 July 1976 (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.
McCleave, John
30 July 1976 (48) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Republican Action Force (RepAF)
Shot during gun attack on Stag Inn, off Milltown Road, Belvoir, Belfast.
McKay, John
30 July 1976 (50) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Republican Action Force (RepAF)
Shot during gun attack on Stag Inn, off Milltown Road, Belvoir, Belfast.
Doherty, James
30 July 1976 (70) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Republican Action Force (RepAF)
Shot during gun attack on Stag Inn, off Milltown Road, Belvoir, Belfast.
McCreight, Thompson
30 July 1976 (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
Cush, Thomas
31 July 1976 (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.
Bovaird, John
01 August 1976 (33) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Shot at his home, Annalee Street, Lower Oldpark, Belfast. Lived with Catholic family.
Neeson, Cornelius
02 August 1976 (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.
Watkins, Alan
03 August 1976 (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.
Borucki, James
08 August 1976 (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.
Lennon, Daniel
10 August 1976 (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.
Maguire, John
10 August 1976 (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.
Maguire, Joanne
10 August 1976 (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.
Maguire, Andrew
10 August 1976 (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.
Quigley, Michael
11 August 1976 (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.
O'Hare, Majella
14 August 1976 (12) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot while walking near to her home, Ballymoyer, near Whitecross, County Armagh.
McDonald, Elizabeth
16 August 1976 (38) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Killed when car bomb exploded outside Step Inn, Keady, County Armagh.
McGleenan, Gerard
16 August 1976 (22) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Killed when car bomb exploded outside Step Inn, Keady, County Armagh.
Walker, Robert
18 August 1976 (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.
Creighton, William
19 August 1976 (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.
Passmore, Thomas
26 August 1976 (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.
Heaney, James
26 August 1976 (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.
Dempsey, Joseph
27 August 1976 (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.
Dempsey, Jeanette
27 August 1976 (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.
Dempsey, Brigeen
27 August 1976 (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.
Cunningham, Patrick
02 September 1976 (29) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Died three days after being found shot, Carlow Street, Shankill, Belfast.
Moody, Victor
11 September 1976 (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.
Johnston, Peter
17 September 1976 (28) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Found shot at his home, Cooldarragh Park, off Cavehill Road, Belfast.
Craig, Albert
18 September 1976 (33) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot while directing traffic, Brownstone Road, Portadown, County Armagh.
Paton, Joseph
19 September 1976 (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.
Muldoon, Seamus
20 September 1976 (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.
Doherty, Pauline
24 September 1976 (17) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Shot while in her home, Oldpark Avenue, Belfast.
McLaughlin, Frederick
24 September 1976 (27) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Republican group (REP)
Shot during gun attack on the Cavehill Inn, Cavehill Road, Belfast.
Rankin, George
24 September 1976 (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.
Kyle, Rosaleen
25 September 1976 (19) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish National Liberation Army (INLA)
Shot at her home, Ormonde Park, Finaghy, Belfast.
Kyle, James
25 September 1976 (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
Boothman, Michael
25 September 1976 (32) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Shot while standing outside Wolfe Tone Social Club, Shore Road, Greencastle, Belfast.
Dormer, Victor
01 October 1976 (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.
Mulhern, Kevin
03 October 1976 (33) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Freedom Fighters (UFF)
Shot at his home, Knockwellan Park, Waterside, Derry.
Nolan, Francis
06 October 1976 (34) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Shot at his home, Victoria Gardens, off Cavehill Road, Belfast.
O'Connor, Catherine
06 October 1976 (68) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Shot at her home, Victoria Gardens, off Cavehill Road, Belfast.
McKay, Arthur
08 October 1976 (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.
Hamilton, Robert
08 October 1976 (25) Protestant
Status: Prison Officer (PO), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot outside his home, Governor Road, Derry.
Dunlop, Yvonne
09 October 1976 (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.
McCrystal, Sean
09 October 1976 (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.
Stewart, Brian
10 October 1976 (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.
Magee, Anne
11 October 1976 (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.
Woolsey, Peter
11 October 1976 (39) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Shot at his farm, Cornascriebe, near Portadown, County Armagh.
Corrigan, William
13 October 1976 (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.
Corrigan, Leslie
13 October 1976 (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.
Donnelly, Edward
13 October 1976 (22) nfNI
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Scottish visitor. Found shot in Hemsworth Street, Shankill, Belfast.
Clerkin, Michael
16 October 1976 (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.
Marlowe, Paul
16 October 1976 (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.
Fitzsimmons, Francis
16 October 1976 (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
Surgenor, Joseph
16 October 1976 (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.
McCarron, Bernard
17 October 1976 (45) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Found shot and badly beaten, Richmond Street, Shankill, Belfast
Abbott, Anthony
24 October 1976 (19) nfNI
Status: British Army (BA), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot by snipers while checking abandoned car, Oakfield Street, Ardoyne, Belfast.
Murphy, Maurice
24 October 1976 (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.
Wilson, Joseph
26 October 1976 (55) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot at his workplace, supermarket, Eglish Street, Armagh.
Adams, Stanley
28 October 1976 (29) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot while delivering mail, Altmore, near Pomeroy, County Tyrone.
Drumm, Maire
28 October 1976 (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.
McCann, Stephen
30 October 1976 (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.
Corbett, Charles
30 October 1976 (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.
Maguire, John
30 October 1976 (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.
McCabe, Noel
02 November 1976 (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.
McConnell, Samuel
03 November 1976 (59) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Republican group (REP)
Shot at his farm, Sycamore Road, Dundrod, County Antrim.
Strain, Georgina
03 November 1976 (50) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Republican group (REP)
Shot at her home, Hogarth Street, Tiger's Bay, Belfast.
McCrory, Cornelius
04 November 1976 (17) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Loyalist group (LOY)
Found shot on the bank of the Forth River, Glencairn, Belfast.
McMenamy, Carol
06 November 1976 (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.
McDonagh, Eugene
06 November 1976 (23) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Barman. Shot outside his workplace, Jordanstown Inn, Whiteabbey, County Antrim.
Bond, Ronald
07 November 1976 (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.
Speers, James
09 November 1976 (45) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot at his garage, Longfield Road, Desertmartin, County Derry.
Smyth, Patrick
11 November 1976 (24) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Republican group (REP)
Shot while inside social club, Saul Street, Short Strand, Belfast.
McCaughey, Winston
11 November 1976 (33) Protestant
Status: Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Off duty. Shot outside his home, Kilrea, County Derry.
Patch, John
13 November 1976 (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.
Lutton, George
15 November 1976 (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.
Duffy, James
16 November 1976 (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.
Kidd, William
18 November 1976 (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.
Toland, John
22 November 1976 (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.
Glover, Joseph
23 November 1976 (60) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: non-specific Republican group (REP)
Businessman. Shot at his workplace, Crawford Square, Derry.
Loughrey, James
25 November 1976 (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.
Crocker, Andrew
25 November 1976 (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.
Green, Philomena
27 November 1976 (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.
McConnellogue, Frank
27 November 1976 (46) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Killed by booby trap bomb in entry, off Lecky Road, Bogside, Derry.
Luney, Elizabeth
30 November 1976 (36) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Defence Association (UDA)
Shot at her home, Silverstream Road, Ballysillan, Belfast.
Scott, Joseph
03 December 1976 (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.
McKeown, Geraldine
08 December 1976 (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.
Edwards, Howard
11 December 1976 (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.
Young, Roy
13 December 1976 (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.
Campbell, Norman
15 December 1976 (19) Protestant
Status: Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), Killed by: Irish Republican Army (IRA)
Shot while closing security barrier, High Street, Portadown, County Armagh.
McGeown, Patrick
15 December 1976 (25) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Barman. Shot while inside Mocking Bird Bar, Keady, County Armagh.
Savage, John
18 December 1976 (17) Catholic
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: British Army (BA)
Shot while travelling in stolen car, Springfield Road, Belfast.
Easton, Thomas
20 December 1976 (22) Protestant
Status: Civilian (Civ), Killed by: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF)
Found beaten to death behind St Andrew's Church, Forthriver Road, Glencairn, Belfast.
Armour, Samuel
22 December 1976 (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.
Kerr, Paul
26 December 1976 (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.
Liggett, James
29 December 1976 (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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