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  • Saturday, January 26th 2019 - 09:01 UTC

    Number of Argentine soldiers buried in the Falklands and identified now total 110

    The Argentine military cemetery close Darwin

    The number of Argentine unknown soldiers buried in the Falkland Islands has fallen by three as those identified and with full names now total 110 out of the original 121/122 remains buried inat the Argentine military cemetery close Darwin.

  • Friday, January 25th 2019 - 09:00 UTC

    Argentina announces identification of the 107 unknown combatant, buried in the Falklands

    Ruben Gomez brother and family with Secretary Claudio Avruj

    An Argentine 18 year old conscript from the northern province of Chaco has become the 107 combatant, with remains resting at the Argentine military cemetery at Darwin, in the Falklands, to be fully identified. The announcement was made by Argentina's Human Rights Secretary, Claudio Avruj who visited the family of Ruben Horacio Gomez, in the city of Ressistencia.

  • Saturday, December 29th 2018 - 07:49 UTC

    Identification Plan of Argentine remains in the Falklands to be extended

    The Argentine military cemetery at Darwin where the successful identification of 106 remains has been concluded, and now have a full name

    Argentina and the United Kingdom are to discuss the extension of the current Humanitarian Project Plan to identify Argentine combatant remains buried in the Falkland Islands, to include possible errors in the names of some graves, and other burial sites such as Pebbles island, according to a report from Martin Dinatale published in the news agency Infobae.

  • Friday, December 7th 2018 - 07:46 UTC

    Argentina announces identification on 106th combatant buried in Falklands

    Castagnari makes the Air Fo first Argentine combatant buried in the Falklands whose remains are returned to Argentina.

    Remains of the 106th Argentine combatant buried in the Falkland Islands has been fully identified, announced on Thursday Argentina's Human Rights Secretary Claudio Avruj. The Argentine official said the name of the newly identified soldier will be released on Friday on request of the family who wished a day of intimacy, after 36 years of waiting news from their loved one.

  • Tuesday, November 27th 2018 - 09:21 UTC

    Succesful identification of the 105 Argentine combatant buried in the Falklands

    The Argentine military cemetery at Darwin where the number of unnamed graves has diminished dramatically

    Argentina's Human Rights Secretariat Claudio Avruj announced on Monday the identification of the 105th combatant whose remains are buried in the Falkland Islands under a gravestone that read “Argentine soldier, only known upon God”. Claudio Alfredo Bastida was a 19-year-old conscript who died in the Mount Longdon battle on 12 June 1982.

  • Friday, November 23rd 2018 - 07:41 UTC

    Argentina announces the name of its 104 combatant buried in the Falklands

    The Argentine military cemetery closes Darwin. So far the remains of 104 unmarked graves have now a full name: Fabricio Edgar Carrascull (18)

    Argentina announced the full name of the 104th combatant whose remains are buried in the Falkland Islands Argentine military cemetery at Darwin. According to the Human Rights Secretariat, conscript Fabricio Edgar Carrascull, born in Cordoba province was 18 when he died at the Goose Green battle on 28 May 1982.

  • Wednesday, October 31st 2018 - 09:04 UTC

    Argentine military cemetery in Falklands now has 102 identified gravestones

    The identification of Sbert is the result of the Humanitarian Project Plan agreed between Argentina, UK and Falklands, under Red Cross leadership

    Argentina's Human Rights Secretariat announced on Tuesday that the remains of another Argentine unknown combatant, buried in the Falkland Islands have been identified making him the 102nd successful case. Corporal Mateo Antonio Sbert, was born in the province of Buenos Aires in 1949, and fell on 31 May 1982, during the South Atlantic conflict, in combat against British commandos at Top Malo House. He belonged to the Engineers Corps and was a Geographic Service graduate.

  • Wednesday, October 3rd 2018 - 07:51 UTC

    Argentina names 100th combatant buried in the Falklands; two graves mystery

    Second Lieutenant Ruben Eduardo Marquez, post mortem Captain, was born in Coronda, Santa Fe in July 1952; died in combat on 30 May 1982, at Bluff Cove

    Argentina's Human Rights Secretary announced on Tuesday the full name of the 100th combatant fallen during the 1982 South Atlantic conflict and whose remains are buried at the Argentine military cemetery in the Falkland Islands, where for over 36 years they remained unidentified with only a white cross and a black marble tombstone reading, “Argentine soldier, only known to God”.

  • Tuesday, October 2nd 2018 - 07:37 UTC

    Argentine minister and UK ambassador attend play performed by Argentine and British South Atlantic veterans

    Minister Faurie and ambassador Kent (C) next to other Argentine officials at the San Martin theatre

    Argentine foreign minister Jorge Faurie and British Ambassador Mark Kent attended on Sunday evening the San Martin Theatre for the last performance of “Mined Field”, a project written and directed by Lola Arias and which brings together six Argentine and British veterans from the South Atlantic conflict.

  • Saturday, September 29th 2018 - 10:38 UTC

    Two more Argentine conscripts fallen during the Falklands' conflict have names

    The Argentine military cemetery at Darwin has less tombstones reading, Argentine soldier, only known to God

    The remains of two more Argentine conscripts who lost their lives during the 1982 South Atlantic conflict and are buried at the Argentine military cemetery in the Falkland Islands have been identified, according to the Human Rights Secretariat Office in Buenos Aires. This brings the total number of identified soldiers, previously only marked as “Argentine soldier, only known to God”, to 99.

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