Dedicated to the memory of:

Leading Radio Operator (Warfare)

Bernard James Still

HMS Coventry

Bernard, from County Laois, Eire was born on 30th December 1955.

He died on 25th May 1982 when HMS Coventry was bombed and sunk while operating off the northern coast of West Falkland.


Back in the mid 1970’s whilst serving on HMS Kent there arrived a young fresh faced JRO. As was always the case he was welcomed onboard in the usual fashion. This was the very young Bernie Still. As the years fade so does the memory, but I can remember him as a young lad who was always laughing and willing to muck in and do his bit. I will always remember him.

Mike Temple

I worked with Bernie Still at Commcen Whitehall in 1974. We were on ‘D’ watch together. It was my first posting after joining the Wrens as a Radio Operator. Bernie worked immediately behind me on the morse code circuit in the Ship Room, and I was working on a ‘tape relay’ circuit. I remember him as a lovely quiet unassuming young chap who was a pleasure to work beside. I was very sad to hear of his death on HMS Coventry. I live close to the National Arboretum and every time I visit I go to see his name engraved on the wall and say hello to him. Rest in peace Bernie. You are remembered. Love from,

Jane Vickers

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.   STILL POINT is the southernmost point of Fox Island, in Queen Charlotte Bay, West Falkland.

It is in position
51° 51′ 31.42″ S, 060° 29′ 40.01″ W