Rem. King Rat

“King Rat” was Billy Wright, leader of the Loyalist Volunteer Force, which split from the (Mid-Ulster) UVF during the peace process. Wright was killed in prison in 1997 by the INLA.

(somewhere on) Mourneview Avenue, Lurgan.

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In Memory Of Brigadier Billy Wright

“In memory of Brigadier Billy Wright (King Rat). ‘Greater love hath no man than this: that a man lay down his life for his friends.’ – John Ch15v13. Gone but not forgotten.” Loyalist Volunteer Force memorial Craighill in Ballycraigy, Antrim.

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Portadown Graffiti

Graffiti on the loyalist side of the “peace” wall between (nationalist) Obins Street and loyalist Edgarstown, from right to left along Corcrain Road into Charles Street. “KAT” [Kill all Taigs] “REM 96” [Drumcree?], “UFF”, “Free Mad Dog” [Johnny Adair], “ATAT” [All Taigs are targets], “REM the rat pack – we’re back” [LVF], “UFF C Coy UYM”, “LVF”, “FTP” [Fuck the pope], “No pope”.

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In Memory Of All Victims Of Conflict

This memorial garden is in Glandore Terrace, Portadown. Joey Neill of the UVF was killed by a premature bomb explosion. Harris Boyle was one of the two UDR/UVF men killed while planting a bomb on the van of the Miami Showband. Derek McFarland died in prison. Richard Jameson was a UVF volunteer killed in the feud with the LVF. LVF leader Billy Wright was killed by the INLA inside the Maze. Mark Fulton, also of the LVF, was found hanged in his Maghaberry cell.

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