Dedicated to the memory of:

Lance Corporal

Christopher Charles Thomas 

1st Battalion Welsh Guards

Christopher was born on the 11th August 1959.

He was aboard RFA Sir Galahad when it was bombed in Fitzroy Sound on 8th June 1982.

He died on 13th June 1982, from wounds sustained in the attack


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.   THOMAS COVE is a small cove on the south side of Middle Island, in the Golding Island group, West Falkland.

It is in position
51° 25′ 19.95″ S, 059° 43′ 15.10″ W