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There are three categories of membership:

Full Membership

Full Membership is reserved for those in possession of the South Atlantic Medal (1982). The subsidised fee, payable on joining, is £10. However, Full Members are encouraged to make a minimum £10 annual donation. Only Full Members have voting rights on issues connected with the affairs of SAMA (82).

Special Membership

Special Membership will be granted, on application (and without payment of any fees), to the next of kin of those who died in the South Atlantic Campaign. These first 258 Membership numbers are allocated - and sacrosanct.

Associate Membership

Associate Membership may be granted, on application, to those with a special affection for the Islands and/or commitment to SAMA (82)'s aims. There is a £10 fee payable on joining. However, Associate Members are encouraged to make a minimum £10 annual donation.


Apply for Membership


If you hold the South Atlantic Medal and wish to join SAMA(82) as a Full Member, please download and print the Membership Application Forms and return it to us at the address below.

You should also download and print the Bank Mandate and Gift Aid Form to pay your Voluntary Regular Donations. (An online payment option is coming soon).

If you would like to join SAMA(82) in any other category, then please e-mail us, or write to us at the address below, with your own name and address and we will send you further information and an application form.

The Secretary
South Atlantic Medal Association 1982

Unit 25 Torfaen Business Centre
Panteg Way
New Inn

Phone: 01495 741592