Shot dead by the IRA as he walked to his car from his shop. A masked gunman opened fire at close range and Trevor was hit seven times. He was a drummer in the Territorial Army’s pipe band. A senior TA officer said after his killing, ‘We would like to emphasise and stress that we have no involvement in the security situation here in Northern Ireland’. 3rd TA soldier to be killed.
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On This Day
Published On: 12th July 1978Private Jack Fisher, from Hartlepool, served with A Company, The 1st Battalion, The Parachute Regiment (1 PARA). He was killed in an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) attack while serving in Northern Ireland, close to the border town of Crossmaglen at the end of a four month tour. Private Jack Fisher died on 12 July 1978, aged 19 years old. He Continue Reading →