Dedicated to the memory of:

Lance Corporal

Phillip Anthony Sweet

1st Battalion Welsh Guards

Phillip, from Cwmbach Mid Glamorgan, was born on 7th May 1960.  

He died when the Sir Galahad was bombed at Fitzroy on 8th June 1982.

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A Commemorative bench was dedicated to Phillip Sweet in a newly created Memorial Gardens in Aberdare (South Wales) on Sunday 3rd November 2019.  This was organised by Cynon Valley Combined Services.

A hero and so young…I’d hope we might be related in some way…
Sweet being a rare name.

RIP Lance Corporal Philip Sweet.

Ben Sweet

Just a short remembrance of Philip Sweet, from his Scottish descendants .

Sending lots of love and sympathy to the family on such a sad day.

We all remember Philip as a happy boy and the fine man he became.

We send out regards especially to Cheryl and Alison, and their families.

We also remember Aunty Vilma and Uncle Cliff. They will never be forgotten.

Love goes out all bereaved. May their tears fall freely on such a sad day.

Andrew Taylor and the Scottish contingency


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.   SWEET HILL is a prominent hill, with an 550 foot elevation, southwest os Isthmus Cove, on the north shore of Port Philomel, West Falkland.

It is in position
51° 42′ 48.64″ S, 060° 18′ 21.30″ W