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Soldiers Details
Soldiers Name:Timothy Armstrong Other Names: David
Also Known As: Tim 
Marital Status :Single Age at Death: 29 Civilian Job:
Service Details
Enlistment Date: 08/12/1979 Service No: 509849
Rank: Capt
Regiment: UDR Battalion: 8 UDR Company: HQ Company
Service Type: Full Time    
Details of Incident
On or Off Duty: Off Date of Death: 16/01/1988  
County: Down Location:Park Rd, Belfast

Shot dead by the UDA/UFF as he walked home with his fiancee. Loyalist & Sinn Fein sources claimed that he was shot by UDA gunmen who thought he was a Catholic. The UDA said the claim was 'rubbish'. Tim had previous service with The Royal Irish Rangers and had served in the Falklands in 1983. 168th UDR member to be killed and 18th officer.
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