South Atlantic Medal

medalFollowing The Sir John Holmes Independent Medal Review the qualifying period for the award of the South Atlantic Medal without the Rosette will be extended from 12 July to 21 October 1982, when the airfield at Mount Pleasant became operational.

Applications for the South Atlantic Medal are being accepted and will be assessed and dealt with in a strict date order.

You can apply for the medal at the link shown below if you are now qualified for it. This will directly apply the the 1982 ships crew of HMS Amazon in their role as Falklands Guardship.

Apply here at the MOD website