Robbed Of His Life’s Blood

Garlands of flowers rest at the base of the (upper) mural to UVF volunteer Brian Robinson on the thirtieth anniversary of his death, on September 2nd, 1989, by a British Army undercover unit, moments after he had shot and killed a Catholic civilian named Patrick McKenna on the Crumlin Road (WP).

The other (lower) mural to Robinson in Disraeli Street is shown in the image below (and previously in Shankill Star). “1st batt, B coy, Vol Brian Robinson killed in action 2nd Sept 1989. For his country and people he took up the gun, a volunteer to the end, and a true Ulster son. Robbed of his life’s blood in Sept. 89, but the name Brian Robinson will live for all time.”

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Copyright © 2019 Extramural Activity
Camera Settings: f8, 1/800 ISO 400, full size 3744 x 5616

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Copyright © 2019 Extramural Activity
Camera Settings: f8, 1/500 ISO 400, full size 5616 x 3744

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