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Soldiers Details
Soldiers Name:Steven Smart Other Names: Samuel
Also Known As: Steven 
Marital Status :Single Age at Death: 23 Civilian Job:
Service Details
Enlistment Date: 04/11/1988 Service No: 24683371
Rank: Pte
Regiment: UDR Battalion: 3 UDR Company: D Company
Service Type: Full Time    
Details of Incident
On or Off Duty: On Date of Death: 09/04/1990  
County: Down Location:Downpatrick

Details:
Killed by 1000 lb IRA landmine detonated by command wire as two landrovers passed. The explosion left a crater 50 feet long, 40 feet wide and 15 feet deep. Three of his colleagues died with him, Lance Corporal John Bradley, Private Michael Adams and Private John Birch. It was the Regiment's largest single loss of life since four soldiers were killed in July 1983. He had previous service in The Royal Artillery and was engaged to be married. 186th UDR soldier to be killed.
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