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Soldiers Details
Soldiers Name:Thomas Loughlin Other Names: Alexander
Also Known As: Thomas 
Marital Status :Married Age at Death: 44 Civilian Job: Water Service
Service Details
Enlistment Date: 24/11/1970 Service No: 23205963
Rank: LCpl
Regiment: UDR Battalion: 6 UDR Company: B Company
Service Type: Part Time    
Details of Incident
On or Off Duty: Off Date of Death: 02/03/1984  
County: Tyrone Location:Castlederg

Details:
Fatally injured by an IRA booby trap planted under his Dept of Environment van. The device exploded not far from his home as his wife and his baby daughter waved goodbye. He died three hours later in hospital. Private Norman McKinley, best man at his wedding, bridesmaid Private Heather Kerrigan and guest Private Greg Elliott were killed by terrorists in the same year. 140th UDR soldier to be killed.
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