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Soldiers Details
Soldiers Name:Robert Boyd Other Names: Francis
Also Known As: Bobby 
Marital Status :Married Age at Death: 55 Civilian Job:
Service Details
Enlistment Date: 12/03/1970 Service No: 22773956
Rank: Sgt
Regiment: UDR Battalion: 5 UDR Company: HQ Company
Service Type: Full Time    
Details of Incident
On or Off Duty: Off Date of Death: 18/11/1985  
County: Londonderry Location:Londonderry

Details:
Shot by the IRA as he walked towards his front door. Two gunmen fired 18 rounds and he died in the ambulance. The inquest was told a former neighbour had passed information to the IRA which led directly to the killing. Bobby joined the Army when he was 16. 150th UDR soldier to be killed.
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