Memorial services have been held across the region to mark the 30th anniversary of the end of the Falklands War.
As Falkland Islanders mark the anniversary of the war's end, a Kent expert says a referendum would be "an important step".
A parade and service has honoured the contribution made by those who lost their lives during the Falklands conflict 30 years ago.
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It was 30 years ago today. Argentina's surrender brought the Falklands war to an end, and this Sunday veterans from across the country will gather in Aldershot to commemorate the anniversary.
Around 1,000 people will take part in a Drumhead Service at the town's military cemetery - where 18 of their comrades are buried. Kerry Swain has been there to talk to two of the Paras about their memories.
Veterans from across the South are preparing to remember their fallen comrades at a special memorial service in Aldershot.
Thirty years ago today Argentine soldiers surrendered to British Forces. This weekend more than 1000 former PARAS will march through the town.
The anniversary comes as residents of the Falkland Islands prepare to vote in a referendum on whether they wish to remain in the UK.
Argentina claims sovereignty over the islands and the anniversary has raised tensions between the two countries.
The last post was sounded today for the 255 British servicemen killed in the Falklands War. A memorial service was held in Portsmouth, including one for the crew of HMS Glamorgan. In all, 14 of her crew were killed in an attack - only two days before the end of the conflict. Sion Donovan reports.
The captain of HMS Glamorgan spoke of the day his ship was hit by an Argentine missile. 14 of the ship's company were killed by the attack on the penultimate day of the Falklands Conflict. Captain Michael Barrow was among 200 former crew mates who gathered in Portsmouth for a memorial service.
Veterans gathered in Portsmouth today to remember colleagues who lost their lives in the Falklands conflict 30 years ago. The wreath laying was followed by a march to the cathedral.
Veterans will pass through Portsmouth's streets today as they remember friends and colleagues who didn't return from the Falklands. The special memorial parade commemorates three decades since the conflict.
A special service will also be held for those who served on HMS Glamorgan, which went down 30 years ago.