In Memory of the British Dead in the Falklands.

Today is the 30th anniversary of the Argentinian surrender that marked the end of the Falkland’s War.

Official figure show the total deaths as 258

These comprise;

British Army – 123 (7 officers, 40 NCOs and 76 privates)

Royal Navy – 86 + 2 Hong Kong laundrymen

Royal Marines – 27 (2 officers, 14 NCOs and 11 privates)

Merchant Navy – 6 + 2 Hong Kong sailors

Royal Fleet Auxiliary – 4 + 4 Hong Kong laundrymen

Falklands Islands civilians – 3 (3 women killed by friendly fire)

Royal Air Force – 1 (1 officer)

The link below is to a site that contains a list of names of the fallen! We have not verified the accuracy of the list.

“How can a man die better than facing fearful odds,

For the ashes of his fathers and the Temples of his Gods!”

Thomas Babington Macaulay, 1st Baron Macaulay PC ( 1800 –1859)

This link will take you to the England Watch article on Falkland survivor HMS Plymouth!



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