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Sands, Robert Gerald [Bobby]locked

(1954–1981)
  • Henry Patterson

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Sands, Robert Gerald [Bobby] (1954–1981), Irish republican and hunger striker, was born in Abbot's Cross in Newtownabbey, a northern suburb of Belfast, on 9 March 1954, the son of John Sands, a Post Office worker, and his wife, Rosaleen. The eldest of four children, he was educated at ...

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