Memorial service at the arboretum begins

Crowd awaits the memorial service Credit: Michael Sibert

A special service of dedication is taking place at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire to commemorate the 30th Anniversary of the Task Force Landings on the Falkland Islands, where 255 UK servicemen and merchant seamen gave their lives in the Falklands Conflict.

Preparations begin at the National Memorial Arboretum Credit: Michael Sibert

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Falklands Memorial at Arboretum

A new Falklands Memorial will be unveiled today at the National Memorial Arboretum in front of 600 veterans and family members.