Dedicated to the memory of:

Leading Cook

Anthony Edward Sillence 

HMS Glamorgan

Anthony, from Doncaster, South Yorkshire was born on 30th May 1956.

He died of his injuries onboard HMS Invincible on 12th June 1982,  following the attack on HMS Glamorgan by a land launched Exocet missile.

Anthony is buried at sea along with the fallen of HMS Glamorgan.

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Sunset on the 12th June 1982, at position 51° 50.5’S 053° 31.2’W

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 sama office at 

In 2022, as part of the 40th Anniversary commemorations, geographical features were identified and named after the fallen of 1982.   SILLENCE POINT is a prominent point midway along the north coast of Sea Lion Island, in the Sea Lion Island group.

It is in position
52° 25′ 21.34″ S, 059° 06′ 18.12″ W