Captain Gavin John Hamilton MC (died 10 June 1982) was the Officer Commanding (OC) 19 (Mountain) Troop, D Squadron, 22 Special Air Service (SAS) during the Falklands War in 1982. He was killed whilst behind enemy lines on West Falkland on 10 June 1982. Hamilton was a Green Howards officer before passing SAS selection and being attached to 22 SAS. He was the first posthumous recipient of the Military Cross and the only such recipient until the war in Afghanistan nearly twenty years later.
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