3rd Battalion The Parachute Regiment
Private Philip Alexander West, from Gosforth was born on the 8th February 1963.
Private West died during the Battle for Mount Longdon on 12 June 1982, aged 19 years old.
He is now buried at Gosforth Cemetery, Tyne and Wear.
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In 2022, as part of the 40th Anniversary commemorations, geographical features were identified and named after the fallen of 1982. WEST POND is situated between Rodeo Mountain and Rabbit Mountain, near the source of the San Carlos River and Fork of the Brooks, East Falkland.
It is in position
51° 38′ 52.35″ S, 058° 50′ 12.67″ W