Dedicated to the memory of:


Peter Burke McKay

45 Commando Royal Marines

Peter, from Macduff in Grampian, was born on 4th October 1962.

He was killed in action during an air raid on Ajax Bay on 27th May 1982.

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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.  McKAY POND is a small pond close to New House Farm settlement on mainland East Falkland.

It is in position
51° 27′ 02.51″ S, 058° 46′ 38.64″ W