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Falklands Memorial to the Royal Marines.


The inscription


Description

A memorial to the Royal Marines who fell in the Falklands War 1982 presented by the people of the Falklands themselves. It is situated outside the former Marine Barracks in the memorial gardens and the inscription reads:

"These stones come trom the areas of Two Sisters and 'Mount Harriet' in the Falkland Islands. They were selected and donated by the islanders, shipped to this garden as a gift by Jeppesen Heaton Ltd, and erected in memory of those Royal Marines who fell during the Falklands War in 1982."

Two Sisters, and Mount Harriet were two important battles fought by 42 and 45 Commando (RM) on 11th June 1982 as part of the battle for Port Stanley.

Location

Royal Marines Museum, Eastney, Southsea nr Portsmouth, England. 2007

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