Memorials

There are a number of memorials on South Georgia to people who have died but who are not buried on the island. This section includes the memorials, and where a memorial commemorates more than one person, the names are listed too.

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STRATFORD, Mark

Memorial STRATFORD, Mark Location Grytviken Church   Mark was stationed at King Edward Point in 1994/1995 as the Royal Marine Mountain Leader. Whilst there he joined a visiting expedition and climbed to the top of Mt Paget, the island’s highest peak, in January 1995 – only the fourth ascent. He died in a helicopter crash […]

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BROWNING, Irvin (‘Beaky’)

Commemorates BROWNING, Irvin Died 2008 Location Hillside near gun hut Irvin ‘Beaky’ Browning was an engineer on the government patrol vessel Pharos SG. The memorial was placed by his shipmates and is made of con rods from an engine. It is located near ‘Gun Hut’ a kilometer or so to the south of Grytviken, from where

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Sudur Havid Church Memorial

Memorial Sudur Havid Church Memorial Location Grytviken Church The South African Longline fishing vessel Sudur Havid sank in South Georgia waters on 6 June 1998 in position 53° 55′ S 041° 24′ W. 21 of the crew survived, including the British Fisheries Observer, but sadly 17 died. The story of the sinking is tld on

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