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Soldiers Details
Soldiers Name:Edward Gibson Other Names:
Also Known As: Ned 
Marital Status :Married Age at Death: 22 Civilian Job: Council Worker
Service Details
Enlistment Date: 29/02/1988 Service No: 24715186
Rank: Pte
Regiment: UDR Battalion: 8 UDR Company: C Company
Service Type: Part Time    
Details of Incident
On or Off Duty: Off Date of Death: 26/04/1988  
County: Tyrone Location:Ardboe

Details:
Shot by the IRA as he collected dustbins. Two gunmen fired and continued to fire as he lay on the ground. He had been given irregular shifts at his own request as a security measure and only knew that morning that he would be working in that area. Edward had joined the Regiment just eight weeks earlier. 174th UDR soldier to be killed.
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