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Soldiers Details
Soldiers Name:William Boyd Other Names: James Eric
Also Known As: Eric 
Marital Status :Married Age at Death: 42 Civilian Job: Filter Bed Worker
Service Details
Enlistment Date: 03/06/1971 Service No: 24216888
Rank: Pte
Regiment: UDR Battalion: 8 UDR Company: K Company
Service Type: EX PT    
Details of Incident
On or Off Duty: NA Date of Death: 05/08/1991  
County: Tyrone Location:Cappagh

Details:
Ambushed by the IRA at Finns Crossroads. More than seventy shots were fired at his van from three AK-47 rifles. Left the Regiment in 1979 - 54th ex UDR soldier to be killed.
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