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Tag: Unknown Warriors on the Islands Argentine cemetery

  • 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.

  • Saturday, February 10th 2018 - 09:18 UTC

    Falklands government comment on a reported visit to the Argentine Cemetery

    The Argentine Memorial at Darwin with the rows of graves, with their white cross and black granite plaques. Pic CICR

    The Falkland Islands elected government has reacted to a raft of reports from Argentina announcing a trip to the Islands, sometime in the second half of March by the relatives of the 88 soldiers, buried at Darwin cemetery, which have been recently identified by a team of forensic experts working under the International Red Cross Committee.

  • Wednesday, April 22nd 2015 - 03:18 UTC

    Falklands' Argentine cemetery remains' identification turns into controversy

    According to a piece in La Nación, Argentina claims the UK is deliberately delaying the process of identifying the NN graves at the Darwin cemetery

    The United Kingdom regretted that Argentina was 'making politics out of a humanitarian issue”, following the claim from the administration of President Cristina Fernandez that UK was delaying the identification process of 123 Argentine soldiers, who died during the 1982 Falklands War and were buried as the Unknown Warriors on the Islands Argentine cemetery.