Dedicated to the memory of:


John Newton

22nd Special Air Service Regiment

Garden of Remembrance John Newton 22nd Special Air Service Regiment

John, born 6th June 1959, served with the Royal Mechanical and Electrical Engineers (REME) before joining the Special Air Service.

He died on 19th May 1982, when the Sea King helicopter carrying him crashed into the sea.


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.   NEWTON ISLET is a small tussac island in the Outer Triste Islands, East Falkland.

It is in position
52° 09′ 09.23″ S, 058° 41′ 56.73″ W