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Soldiers Details
Soldiers Name:Robert Crozier Other Names: William
Also Known As: Robert 
Marital Status :Married Age at Death: 46 Civilian Job:
Service Details
Enlistment Date: 02/05/1970 Service No: 24205830
Rank: LCpl
Regiment: UDR Battalion: 2 UDR Company: B Company
Service Type: Full Time    
Details of Incident
On or Off Duty: On Date of Death: 31/05/1991  
County: Armagh Location:Glenanne

Details:
Killed in an IRA explosion at the Glenanne base. A lorry packed with 2500 lb of home made explosives was rolled down a hill and through a perimeter fence into the base. The explosion was heard 50 miles away and damaged nearby houses and the Primary School. Private Sydney Hamilton and Private Paul Blakely were also killed and 40 others injured. Cattle in fields close by were killed and the fire which started in the guard room badly damaged the base. The three soldiers had more than 50 years's service in the Regiment between them. 194th UDR soldier to be killed.
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