Dedicated to the memory of:


Thomas Mechan

2nd Battalion The Parachute Regiment

Thomas, from Glasgow, was born on 13th April 1957.

He was killed in action at the Battle of Goose Green on 28th 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.   MECHAN INLET is situated at the northwest arm of Chaffers Gullet, on the Falkland Sound side of West Falkland.

It is in position
52° 06′ 51.89″ S, 060° 28′ 16.46″ W