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Tag: Act of Remembrance Battle of the Falklands 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.

  • Tuesday, December 8th 2015 - 01:13 UTC

    Falklands' Battle Day, 8 December 1914, Act of Remembrance

    Governor Colin Roberts will arrive at the Battle Memorial and will inspect the Parade. After the inspection there will be a Service of Remembrance.

    The Falkland Islands will commemorate this Tuesday 8th December, the naval engagements of 8th December 1914, one of the Royal Navy's greatest victories during the First World War, which resulted in the sinking of a German imperial squadron that threatened to capture the Islands.

  • Saturday, December 6th 2014 - 08:39 UTC

    Falklands Battle Centenary Memorial Wall unveiling and Act of Remembrance

    A parade led by the Band of Royal Marines Plymouth will march to the Battle Memorial for the Act of Remembrance and later several wreaths will be laid

    Gilbert House, seat of the Falkland Islands elected government has released the program arranged for Monday 8th December 2014 to commemorate the victory of the Naval engagements of 8th December 1914, on which day 6 British sailors lost their lives and a number of others died later from injuries received during the battle. 2,260 German sailors also lost their lives.