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Tag: Falklands’ Battle 1914

  • Friday, December 8th 2017 - 14:47 UTC

    Battle Day marked in the Falkland Islands 103 years on

    “Falkland Islanders remember those who lost their lives in the famous Battle of the Falkland Islands over a century ago”.

    Residents of the Falkland Islands annually mark one of the early major naval battles of the First World War, which took place off the coast of the Islands. This year the event was commemorated with a traditional parade, made up of Members of the Falkland Islands Defence Force.

  • Monday, June 9th 2014 - 07:11 UTC

    Falklands' preparations for commemoration of the great naval battle of 1914

    MLA Rendell: funds to be split between a memorial wall, social events and transporting the families of significant naval figures from Germany and Britain

    Commemorative events to mark the centenary of the Battles of Coronel and the Falklands were brought to the table by the Falkland Islands 1914 committee. Chair of the committee MLA Phyl Rendell said the committee split into two working groups last year to organize the schedule of events and to progress the memorial wall plans.

  • Sunday, December 8th 2013 - 22:08 UTC

    Praise for Falklands world-wide diplomacy

    FIA Chairman Alan Huckle, a former governor of the Falklands, and MLA Roger Edwards lay the wreaths for the Association and the Falkland Islands Government

    Falkland Islanders have been praised for their international campaign of diplomacy explaining their democratic credentials to the world and proclaiming their overwhelming referendum vote for self-determination and retaining their links with the United Kingdom.