Michael Francis Magee was born on 8 October 1958 in Ballymurphy and joined the republican youth organisation Na Fianna Eireann.� He died 'on active service' on 13 May 1972 when he was accidentally shot dead.� Michael was just 15 years old.

Michael Sloan was born in West Belfast on 30 July 1956 and joined Na Fianna Eireann.� He was also 'on active service' when he was killed as a result of an accidental shooting during an arms training lecture.� He was just 16 years old.

These two young Roman Catholics were not shot by the British Army and they were not shot by loyalists.� They were shot with republican guns which were in the hands of republicans.