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Micky Hawes

It is with sadness that the Association has been informed that HMS Ardent survivor Micky Hawes passed away on Friday 18 October 2019. Micky was part of the ships Lynx helicpter flight crew before the Falklands War and was a great character in the Petty Officers mess during his time onboard. The funeral for Micky was held at… Read More »

Falklands Memorial Plaques – HMS Drake.

Story written and shared by Colyn Thomas to Admiral Lord West During the Falkland war I was the Officer in charge(Inspector) of 79 shop in North Yard HM Dockyard Devonport, And while we were preparing to send ships down to the Falklands I was requested by Surgeon Captain Trousdale through our head of department- Mr Charles Barnes (DM6)… Read More »

Floral Tribute – 21 May 2019

The floral tribute was laid in Plymouth on Tuesday 21 May 2019 at 18:30 at the Falklands Memorial Garden by Steve Earps daughter, Imogen. A verse from The Fallen by Laurence Binyon was recited by John Foster. .