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Nail-ups in Kilgreel Road and (two from) Fountain Hill, Antrim, combining UDA (including UYM) and UVF (including PAF – Protestant Action Force (WP)) emblems. Another Steeple Defenders flute band piece appeared in Parkhall Road.

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1st July 1916

The Battle of the Somme began on July 1st, 1916, which was also the date (in the Julian calendar) of the Battle of the Boyne. The 36th (Ulster) Division of the British Army lost more than 5,000 men in the initial attack and counter-attack. The battle lasted until November 18th. Parkhall Road, Antrim.

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Denver Smith

“In memory of a dear friend.” UVF volunteer Denver Smith was killed in the early morning of January 1st, 2000 by a gang of six men with machetes and pikes; the incident was perhaps drugs-related (Gaurdian | BBC-NI. For the wider picture An Phoblacht | Irish Times). Parkhall Road, Antrim with kerbstones in the colours of the UVF.

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