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 »

Remembrance Sunday – Plymouth

I invite you to gather at the Hoe Memorial Garden to lay our Wreath and remember our fallen shipmates on Remembrance Sunday, 12 November 2017, at 1030 am, prior to the 11 am Main Service. Hope you can be there. Len (on behalf of the Ardent Association) Yeatman.