Dedicated to the memory of:

Lance Corporal

Paul Neville Lightfoot

22nd Special Air Service Regiment

Paul, born 14th January 1961, served with the Royal Signals prior to joining the Special Air Service.

He died on 19th May 1982 when the Sea King helicopter he was travelling on crashed into the sea. 

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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.   LIGHTFOOT BEACH is a sandy beach at Pond Point, on the east coast of Weddell Island, West Falkland.

It is in position
51° 47′ 10.97″ S, 060° 51′ 35.13″ W