Dedicated to the memory of:


John Raymond Roberts

HMS Ardent

John, from Llanberis, Gwynedd, was born on 9th February 1944.

He was killed on 21st May 1982, when HMS Ardent was bombed and sunk while operating off the northern coast of West Falkland.

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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.   ROBERTS ISLAND is the larger of 2 tussac islands in Cape Lagoon, on the West Falkland side of Falkland Sound.

It is in position
52° 14′ 55.07″ S, 060° 36′ 55.28″ W