The Falkland Islands Representative, Richard Hyslop, joined the Speaker of the UK House of Commons at the planting of the first-ever ‘Constituency Garden of Remembrance’ in London.
More than 100 'Tommy' soldier silhouette figures have been installed at Victory Green in the Falkland Islands' capital Port Stanley as part of the Remembrance Observance Day and the 40th anniversary of the South Atlantic conflict next year.
Gilbert House in the Falkland Islands has announced the arrangements for Sunday, 14 November 2021, Remembrance Sunday. The Annual Service of Remembrance, this year commemorating the 103rd anniversary of the end of the First World War, will be held in Christ Church Cathedral commencing at 9.30 am.
The Falkland Islands Government, along with fellow Overseas Territories and the Crown Dependencies, for the first time, laid wreaths at the National Service of Remembrance, at the Cenotaph in Whitehall, on Sunday, November 10.
The Falkland Islands annual Service of Remembrance, this year commemorating the 101st anniversary of the end of the First World War, will be held in Stanley on Sunday 10 November in Christ Church Cathedral commencing at 9.30 am, according to a release from Gilbert House, seat of the local elected government.
Queen Elizabeth and members of the Royal Family joined thousands of people on Sunday to commemorate the centenary of the end of the First World War, as part of the traditional National Service of Remembrance. . A two-minute silence was held at 11am and wreaths laid at the Cenotaph to commemorate the servicemen and women killed in all conflicts from the First World War onwards.
This Saturday the Falkland Islands Football Team will be playing an England Football Association Representative team in Stanley and on Sunday, the visitors will clash with the Combined Services team from MPC in the same pitch.
Falkland Islands elected government has announced the arrangements for the observance of Remembrance Sunday 13 November. The Annual Service will be held in Christ Church Cathedral commencing at 9.30 am. Governor Colin Roberts CVO, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Defense personnel, veterans and reserves MP Mark Lancaster, Commander British Forces Commodore Darren Bone, RN, Members of the Legislative Assembly, visiting and resident Veterans, together with Senior Officers of the Armed Services will be attending this Service.
Falkland Islands will be holding the annual Service of Remembrance on Sunday 10 November at Christ Church Cathedral. Governor Neil Haywood, Commander British Forces, Members of the Legislative Assembly, visiting and resident South Atlantic veterans, together with Senior Officers of the Armed Services will be attending the Service.
Falklands Governor Nigel Haywood underlined the influence of Sir Rex Hunt on the attitude of the British government and British thinking towards the Falklands, helping to understand that “the lives of the Islanders really had to come first”.