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Soldiers Details
Soldiers Name:David Chambers Other Names:
Also Known As: David 
Marital Status :Married Age at Death: 34 Civilian Job: Factory Worker
Service Details
Enlistment Date: 08/02/1977 Service No: 24421865
Rank: Pte
Regiment: UDR Battalion: 11 UDR Company: C Company
Service Type: Part Time    
Details of Incident
On or Off Duty: Off Date of Death: 04/06/1984  
County: Armagh Location:Dollingstown

Shot by the IRA as he arrived for work at the Boxmore Eggs Container factory. He was knocked off his motorcycle with a shotgun blast and after the crash one gunman ran forward and fired four more times as David lay on the ground. A 200 lb bomb designed to kill security forces taking part in the follow-up operation exploded in a nearby derelict house injuring two policemen and a UDR soldier. 144th UDR soldier to be killed.
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