Bloody Sunday

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The Bloody Sunday massacre took place in Derry on 30 January 1972 when soldiers from the Parachute Regiment opened fire on a civil rights march. 13 people died on the day, and a 14th, John Johnston, died later as a result of his injuries.[1]

British Army Personnel on Bloody Sunday

Headquarters Northern Ireland (HQNI)

8th Infantry Brigade

1st Battalion, The Parachute Regiment (1 PARA)

A Company

  • Major INQ 10 - Commander of A Company.[5]

C Company

  • Major 221A - Commander of C Company.[6]

Miscellaneous C Company personnel

D Company

  • Major INQ 350 - Commander of D Company.[7]

Support Company, 1 PARA

  • Major Ted Loden - Commander of Support Company, 1 Para.

Machine Gun Platoon

  • Sergeant INQ 441 - Commander of the Machine Gun Platoon
  • Corporal A - May have shot Damien Donaghey and injured John Johnston[8]
  • Private B - May have shot Damien Donaghey and injured John Johnston[9]

Anti-Tank Platoon

  • Lieutenant 119 - Commander of Anti Tank Platoon.[10].
  • Soldier 027 - Radio operator.
  • Corporal E - Inquiry could not eliminate the possibility that he shot one of William Nash, John Young or Michael McDaid. Probably shot Patrick O'Donnell.[11].
  • Lance Corporal F - Shot Michael Kelly. May have shot William McKinney. May have shot Joe Friel. Shot Bernard McGuigan and Patrick Doherty. Probably shot Patrick Campbell and Daniel McGowan.[12]
  • Lance Corporal J - May have shot one of William Nash, John Young or Michael McDaid. May have shot Alexander Nash.[13]
  • Private G - May have shot Michael Quinn. May have shot Joe Friel. May have shot Jim Wray. Shot Gerard McKinney and Gerald Donaghey.[14]
  • Private H - May have shot William McKinney. May have shot Michael Quinn. May have shot Jim Wray.[15]

Composite Platoon "Guinness Force"

Mortar Platoon

  • Lieutenant N - Commander of the Mortar Platoon of Support Company. Probably shot Michael Bridge.[20]
  • Sergeant O - Platoon Sergeant. Commanded vehicle which struck Alana Burke and Thomas Harkin.[21]
  • Corporal P - Shot at least one and possibly all of William Nash, John Young and Michael McDaid. May have shot Alexander Nash.[22]
  • Private Q - Probably shot Michael Bradley.[23]
  • Private R - Probably shot Jackie Duddy.[24]
  • Private S - Inquiry could not eliminate possibility he shot Patrick Brolly.[25]
  • Private T - Probably shot Patrick Brolly.[26]
  • Private U - Shot Hugh Gilmour.
  • Lance Corporal V - Probably shot Margaret Deery.[27]

External Resources

Notes

  1. HISTORY – BLOODY SUNDAY – EVENTS OF THE DAY, Museum of Free Derry, accessed 7 April 2011.
  2. Report of The Bloody Sunday Inquiry - Volume I - Chapter 2 - Outline of events before the day, 15 June 2010.
  3. Report of the The Bloody Sunday Inquiry - Volume I - Chapter 9, Bloody Sunday Inquiry, 2010.
  4. Report of the The Bloody Sunday Inquiry - Volume I - Chapter 9, Bloody Sunday Inquiry, 2010.
  5. Report of the The Bloody Sunday Inquiry - Volume I - Chapter 9, Bloody Sunday Inquiry, 2010.
  6. Report of the The Bloody Sunday Inquiry - Volume I - Chapter 9, Bloody Sunday Inquiry, 2010.
  7. Report of the The Bloody Sunday Inquiry - Volume I - Chapter 9, Bloody Sunday Inquiry, 2010.
  8. The events of the day, Report of the The Bloody Sunday Inquiry - Volume I - Chapter 3, 2010.
  9. The events of the day, Report of the The Bloody Sunday Inquiry - Volume I - Chapter 3, 2010.
  10. The events of the day, Report of the The Bloody Sunday Inquiry - Volume I - Chapter 3, 2010.
  11. The events of the day, Report of the The Bloody Sunday Inquiry - Volume I - Chapter 3, 2010.
  12. The events of the day, Report of the The Bloody Sunday Inquiry - Volume I - Chapter 3, 2010.
  13. The events of the day, Report of the The Bloody Sunday Inquiry - Volume I - Chapter 3, 2010.
  14. The events of the day, Report of the The Bloody Sunday Inquiry - Volume I - Chapter 3, 2010.
  15. The events of the day, Report of the The Bloody Sunday Inquiry - Volume I - Chapter 3, 2010.
  16. The events of the day, Report of the The Bloody Sunday Inquiry - Volume I - Chapter 3, 2010.
  17. The events of the day, Report of the The Bloody Sunday Inquiry - Volume I - Chapter 3, 2010.
  18. The events of the day, Report of the The Bloody Sunday Inquiry - Volume I - Chapter 3, 2010.
  19. The events of the day, Report of the The Bloody Sunday Inquiry - Volume I - Chapter 3, 2010.
  20. The events of the day, Report of the The Bloody Sunday Inquiry - Volume I - Chapter 3, 2010.
  21. The events of the day, Report of the The Bloody Sunday Inquiry - Volume I - Chapter 3, 2010.
  22. The events of the day, Report of the The Bloody Sunday Inquiry - Volume I - Chapter 3, 2010.
  23. The events of the day, Report of the The Bloody Sunday Inquiry - Volume I - Chapter 3, 2010.
  24. The events of the day, Report of the The Bloody Sunday Inquiry - Volume I - Chapter 3, 2010.
  25. The events of the day, Report of the The Bloody Sunday Inquiry - Volume I - Chapter 3, 2010.
  26. The events of the day, Report of the The Bloody Sunday Inquiry - Volume I - Chapter 3, 2010.
  27. The events of the day, Report of the The Bloody Sunday Inquiry - Volume I - Chapter 3, 2010.