Dedicated to the memory of:

Warrant Officer 1

Malcolm Atkinson

22nd Special Air Service

Malcolm was born on 6th July 1945.  He served with the Coldstream Guards prior to joining the Special Air Service. 

He died on the 19th May 1982, when the Sea King helicopter he was in crashed in the sea.

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Family and friends are encouraged to contribute.

We will add information to this memorial as we receive it.

If you have a photo, an anecdote, or simply to say you remember him, we will be very pleased to hear from you, so please contact the sama office at 


In 2022, as part of the 40th Anniversary commemorations, geographical features were identified and named after the fallen of 1982.   ATKINSON ROCKS are a prominent rocks south of Blue Mountain on mainland East Falkland.

It is in position 
51° 44′ 52.07″ S, 058° 41′ 16.45″ W