Dedicated to the memory of:

Acting Leading Cook

Michael Paul Foote 

HMS Ardent

Michael, from Havant in Hampshire, was born on 8th September 1958.

He died on 21st May 1982 when HMS Ardent was bombed and sunk in Falkland Sound.

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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.   FOOTE CREEK is at the end of Barrow Harbour in Adventure Sound, East Falkland.

It is in position
52° 08′ 32.07″ S, 059° 09′ 10.76″ W