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Soldiers Details
Soldiers Name:William Megrath Other Names: Richard
Also Known As: Willie 
Marital Status :Married Age at Death: 46 Civilian Job: Machine Operator
Service Details
Enlistment Date: 13/06/1985 Service No: 23677562
Rank: Pte
Regiment: UDR Battalion: 11 UDR Company: B Company
Service Type: Part Time    
Details of Incident
On or Off Duty: Off Date of Death: 23/07/1987  
County: Antrim Location:Belfast

Ambushed by the IRA as he drove home to Lisburn after work. The fatal bullet had fragmented after going through the car. He had six years previous service with The Royal Artillery. 166th UDR soldier to be killed.
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