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Soldiers Details
Soldiers Name:William Elliott Other Names: George
Also Known As: George 
Marital Status :Married Age at Death: 47 Civilian Job: Farmer
Service Details
Enlistment Date: 14/02/1972 Service No: 24280247
Rank: Pte
Regiment: UDR Battalion: 8 UDR Company: J Company
Service Type: EX PT    
Details of Incident
On or Off Duty: NA Date of Death: 28/06/1980  
County: Monaghan Location:Ballybay

Details:
Shot by the IRA at a cattle market in Co Monaghan. He had just bought cattle when he was shot four times in the head and back at point blank range. His brother in law, Jack Donnelly, a serving UDR soldier was killed by INLA ten months later. Left the Regiment in 1979 - 23rd ex UDR soldier to be killed.
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