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Soldiers Details
Soldiers Name:Austin Grills Other Names: Cecil
Also Known As: Cecil 
Marital Status :Married Age at Death: 55 Civilian Job: Sales Manager
Service Details
Enlistment Date: 16/12/1971 Service No: 24273816
Rank: Cpl
Regiment: UDR Battalion: 3 UDR Company: C Company
Service Type: Part Time    
Details of Incident
On or Off Duty: Off Date of Death: 12/01/1978  
County: Down Location:Newry

Details:
Shot by the IRA as he drove home from his civilian work. He had survived two previous attacks. The IRA said they shot him because of his 'service with the British war machine'. 82nd UDR soldier to be killed.
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