Dedicated to the memory of:

Lance Corporal

Anthony Burke

1st Battalion Welsh Guards

Anthony, from Wrexham, Clwyd was born on 6th January 1959.

He died on 8th June 1982 when the Sir Galahad was bombed at Fitzroy.

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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 SAMA82 office at 


In 2022, as part of the 40th Anniversary commemorations, geographical features were identified and named after the fallen of 1982.   BURKE LAGOON is the innermost basin of Volunteer Lagoon, East Falkland.

It is in position
51° 29′ 07.96″ S, 057° 50′ 50.36″ W