ROLL OF HONOUR
The following pages contain the list of those Officers and Soldiers who were killed as a result of terrorist action.
During the lifetime of the Regiment 198 UDR Soldiers were killed, of these there were 17 Officers and 4 Greenfinches. A further 62 UDR Veterans (including 2 retired Officers) were killed after they had resigned/retired from the Regiment.
A further 6 R IRISH (Home Service) soldiers were killed after the merger on 1st July 1992 with The Royal Irish Rangers to form The Royal Irish Regiment. The former UDR Battalions became the Home Service Battalions. Of those 6 soldiers, 5 had previous service with the UDR.
The unique service and sacrifice of the UDR and Royal Irish (Home Service) was marked by Her Majesty the Queen’s award of the Conspicuous Gallantry Cross to the Royal Irish Regiment on 6th October 2006, prior to the Home Service battalions disbanding in 2007.
At the going down of the sun,
and in the morning
We will remember them.