2nd Battalion The Parachute Regiment
Born on the 3 June 1957 and died during the battle of Goose Green on 28 May 1982
Lieutenant James Anthony Barry, Royal Signals, OC 12 Platoon, D Company, 2 PARA.
He was killed in a confused situation where the Argentines perceived that he intended to surrender whereas Barry thought that it was they who wished to do so, the circumstances made more complicated by friendly fire from Darwin Hill. He was 24 years old.
Lt ‘Jim’ Barry is buried at Aldershot Military Cemetery.
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In 2022, as part of the 40th Anniversary commemorations, geographical features were identified and named after the fallen of 1982. BARRY BAY is a small bay at the entrance to Fish Creek at Beaver Island, West Falkland.
It is in position
51° 50′ 59.24″ S, 061° 13′ 31.41″ W