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Soldiers Details
Soldiers Name:Raymond McNicol Other Names: Andrew
Also Known As: Raymond 
Marital Status :Married Age at Death: 30 Civilian Job: Engineer
Service Details
Enlistment Date: 15/01/1976 Service No: 24377867
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: 03/08/1988  
County: Tyrone Location:Desertcreat

Details:
Shot by the IRA as he drove to the engineering firm where he worked. He died one and half hours later in hospital. The gunmen had taken over a house holding a couple and their three children hostage before taking the family's car and driving to the ambush point. Private McNicol was hit in the head and the chest but managed to return 8 rounds, 21 rounds were fired at him. 177th UDR soldier to be killed.
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