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Soldiers Details
Soldiers Name:Cormac McCabe Other Names: Mervyn James
Also Known As: Cormac 
Marital Status :Married Age at Death: 42 Civilian Job: Headmaster
Service Details
Enlistment Date: 08/11/1971 Service No: 493938
Rank: Capt
Regiment: UDR Battalion: 8 UDR Company: L Company
Service Type: Part Time    
Details of Incident
On or Off Duty: Off Date of Death: 19/01/1974  
County: Tyrone Location:Fardross

He was abducted by the IRA from a hotel in the Irish Republic and the following morning his body was found inside Northern Ireland in a field near Clogher. He had been blindfolded and shot. 41st UDR member and 4th officer to be killed.
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