We Will Remember Them – 21 May 2018

On a beautiful warm and sunny evening on Plymouth Hoe members of the HMS Ardent Association gathered on the 36 anniversary of the sinking of HMS Ardent, and the loss of 22 shipmates lives, to remember them and the events of the 21 May 1982 in Falkland Sound. The Hoe Memorial saw a large group in attendance. Kev… Read More »

Falklands war hero, Rick Jolly, has died aged 71

Surgeon-Captain Richard (Rick) Jolly OBE, who  saved the lives of British and Argentine forces during the 1982 Falklands conflict has sadly passed away at his home. To the crew of HMS Ardent Rick Jolly was the man who rescued Able Seaman John Dillon and Chief Petty Officer Ken Enticknap from the sea as they escaped the stern of a… Read More »

PO Std Dave Burr

It is with great sadness that we have to report that Dave Burr (PO Std) has passed away. At the moment we have no other details except Dave was living in Greenwich. The funeral took on Monday 11 December 2017 at 15:15 at Greenwich Eltham Crematorium SE9 2AZ – MAP  Liz, Dave’s wife, requested no flowers but donations… Read More »