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Northern Ireland

Volume 885: debated on Monday 3 February 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Defence under what circumstances private David Armstrong was shot dead at Curdwood Park Ulster Defence Regiment Centre, Belfast, on 28th January 1975.

Private David Armstrong of the Ulster Defence Regiment sustained a fatal gunshot wound on the evening of 28th January 1975 at Girdwood Park Barracks, Belfast.The circumstances of his death are under investigation by the Royal Ulster Constabulary, assisted by the Royal Military Police, and a report will be submitted to the Director of Public Prosecutions, Northern Ireland in due course.No person has yet been charged with an offence arising from this incident.