Dedicated to the memory of:


Douglas Frank McCormack

Royal Signals

Douglas, from Glasgow, was born on 14th June 1955.

He died on 19th May 1982, when the Sea King helicopter he was in crashed into the sea while transferring troops.

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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.   McCORMACK ISLET is a small tussac islet to the south of East Island.

It is in position
51° 23′ 04.91″ S, 059° 38′ 18.21″ W