Dedicated to the memory of:

Staff Sergeant

Patrick O’Connor

22nd Special Air Service Regiment

Patrick was born on 4th May 1949.  He served with the Irish Guards before joining the Special Air Service.

He was killed when the Sea King helicopter he was in  crashed into the sea on 19th 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.   O’CONNOR BAY is situated on the west side of Seal Island in Lively Sound, East Falkland.

It is in position
52° 02′ 13.15″ S, 058° 36′ 13.56″ W