Dedicated to the memory of:

Lance Corporal

Nicholas David Mark Thomas

1st Battalion Welsh Guards

Nicholas, from Llanelli, Dyfed, was born on 11th May 1957.

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


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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 ISLAND is the easternmost of 2 small tussac islands in Shell Bay, at the entrance to Adventure Sound, East Falkland.

It is in position
52° 06′ 06.12″ S, 058° 56′ 46.51″ W