Dedicated to the memory of:


Andrew Peter Evans

3 Commando Brigade Air Squadron Royal Marines

Andrew, aka Andy, from Landrake in Cornwall was born on the 22nd April  1947.

He died on 21st May 1982 when his Gazelle helicopter was shot down by ground fire near Port San Carlos.

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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.   EVANS BEACH is a sandy beach east of Little Creek and Smylies Black Point on the north coast of mainland East Falkland.

It is in position
51° 19′ 46.12″ S, 058° 42′ 10.63″ W