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'Uncle Michael, I'm hit, I'm hit', about Anthony McDowell (testimony details) CAIN Website

Story Title: 'Uncle Michael, I'm hit, I'm hit', about Anthony McDowell

Collection: Ardoyne: The Untold Truth (collection) [NC]
Organisation: Ardoyne Commemoration Project (organisation) [NC]

A testimony about the killing of Anthony McDowell, based on a joint interview with his uncles and friend. The testimony is part of a collection compiled by the Ardoyne Commemoration Project.

"On 19 April 1973 as he and his uncle Michael drove back into Ardoyne after spending a weekend in Craigavon, the British army shot and fatally wounded Tony. He was only twelve years old when he died." (from Ardoyne: The Untold Truth)

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Title
'Uncle Michael, I'm hit, I'm hit', about Anthony McDowell (testimony details)
Description
A testimony about the killing of Anthony McDowell, based on a joint interview with his uncles and friend. The testimony is part of a collection compiled by the Ardoyne Commemoration Project.
Creator
Ardoyne Commemoration Project Committee
Source
http://cain.ulster.ac.uk/issues/victims/ardoyne/ardoyne02b.htm#mcdowell
Publisher
Ardoyne Commemoration Project
Date
2002
Format
Text
Language
English
CAIN: Sutton's Index of Deaths: Anthony McDowell
Story Title
'Uncle Michael, I'm hit, I'm hit', about Anthony McDowell
Story Available
Testimony published in book but also available on the CAIN Web site.
Story Format
Text
Story Source
Story contained in the book: 'Ardoyne the Untold Truth'.
Details of book at:
http://cain.ulster.ac.uk/issues/victims/ardoyne/ardoyne02a.htm
Text of testimony available on CAIN site:
cain.ulster.ac.uk/issues/victims/ardoyne/ardoyne02b.htm#mcdowell
Story Abstract
"On 19 April 1973 as he and his uncle Michael drove back into Ardoyne after spending a weekend in Craigavon, the British army shot and fatally wounded Tony. He was only twelve years old when he died." (from Ardoyne: The Untold Truth)
Dates Mentioned
19 April 1973
Organisations Mentioned
British Army (BA)
Specific Deaths Mentioned
Anthony McDowell

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Title
Ardoyne: The Untold Truth (collection) [NC]
Description
A collection of testimonies based on interviews with over 300 people. The testimonies tell the stories of 99 people from Ardoyne, north Belfast, who were killed during the conflict. The collection was published in the book: 'Ardoyne: The Untold Truth' in 2002.
Creator
Ardoyne Commemoration Project Committee
Source
http://cain.ulst.ac.uk/issues/victims/ardoyne/
Publisher
Beyond the Pale / Ardoyne Commemoration Project
Date
2002
Format
Book
Language
English
Stories Collected
300
Stories Deposited
0 (However, 5 testimonies are available on the CAIN Web site)

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Title
Ardoyne Commemoration Project (organisation) [NC]
Description
The Ardoyne Commemoration Project was established in 1998 with the aim of collecting testimonies related to the 99 people from Ardoyne who had been killed during the Troubles. The project conducted interviews with over 300 people and published a book based on its work in 2002 entitled 'Ardoyne: The Untold Truth'.
Creator
Ardoyne Commemoration Project Committee
Publisher
Beyond the Pale / Ardoyne Commemoration Project
Date
2002

Citation

Ardoyne Commemoration Project Committee. (2002). 'Uncle Michael, I'm hit, I'm hit', about Anthony McDowell. Ardoyne Commemoration Project.
Accounts of the Conflict; Accessed: 23 February 2019 <http://accounts.ulster.ac.uk/repo24/items/show/2526>

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