The Troubles in Rosslea
Notable incidents in Rosslea during the Troubles, or ones resulting in two or more fatalities:
- 2 June 1972 - Victor Husband (23) and Brian Robertson (23), both members of the British Army, were killed in a Provisional Irish Republican Army land mine attack on their foot patrol, near Rosslea.
- 11 February 1980 - Joseph Rose (21) and Winston Howe (35), both members of the Royal Ulster Constabulary, were killed in a Provisional Irish Republican Army land mine attack on their mobile patrol on Lisnaskea Road, near Rosslea.
- 26 April 1986 - Seamus McElwaine (26), a Provisional Irish Republican Army volunteer from Knockacullion, near Scotstown, County Monaghan, was shot dead by the SAS.
- 13 December 1989 - Michael Paterson (21) and James Houston (23), both members of the British Army, were killed in a Provisional Irish Republican Army gun, grenade and bomb attack on the permanent British Army Vehicle Check Point at Derryard, near Rosslea.
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