Dedicated to the memory of:

Staff Sergeant

John Ivan Baker 

Royal Signals

John, from Rothwell in Northamptonshire was born on 3rd July 1945.

He died on 5/6 June 1982 when the Gazelle Helicopter that was transported him crashed near Pleasant Peak.

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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.   BAKER POINT is the westernmost point of Pleasant Island near Fitzroy Farm, East Falkland.

It is in position
51° 48′ 18.26″ S, 058° 13′ 33.06″ W