He was shot and killed by an IRA gunman whilst at a polling station at St Joseph’s School in Slate Street, West Belfast. The gunman fired five shots in total. The polling at the time was a referendum whether or not Northern Ireland should remain in the UK. He was 21, single and came from Atherton in Lancashire.
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