Falkland Islands

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Mne. Addis was serving with Naval Party 8901 when he disappeared in suspicious circumstances on the Falkland Islands in 1980.  [Sources: AFM ROH / Numerous online reports.]

BROWNING, James Gardner

Cpl. Browning, HQ 3 Commando Bde. RM,  was reported missing presumed drowned, after the cessation of hostilities on the Falklands, when caught in a sudden squall whilst in a dinghy off Port Stanley. He had previously served in 45 Commando workshops. 

GANDHI, Pradeep Kumar

Spr. Pradeep Gandhi, 59 Commando Sqn., RE, was killed during operations on the Falkland Islands.

"Sapper Pradeep Gandhi will be remembered as the only Asian Hindu to be killed during the Falklands War. Goosey, as we called him, would have laughed at this. I first met him at our Royal Engineers Depot in Chatham when we were on our artisan courses, and he was a great lad. He was a soldier first, then a Sapper. From Chatham, he went on to complete his commando course with the Royal Marines at Lympstone and was awarded his coveted Green Beret.

GIBBONS, Andrew Thomas

Mne. Gibbons, a veteran of the Falklands campaign, died of gunshot wounds whilst on foot patrol at Camlough Lake, Armagh, Northern Ireland.
[Sources: AFM ROH / Northern Ireland - An Agony Continued author Ken Wharton / The Weston Mercury online 19th June 2007.]


Lieut. Hutchings was awarded the DSC for his actions during the Falklands campaign.


Lieutenant Hutchings RM, 846 Naval Air Squadron, made an important contribution to the planning and conduct of operations by the use of his skills as a Combat Survival Instructor. He completed eight operational missions with dogged determination and courage, demonstrating great resilience under trying circumstances. The personal courage over a prolonged period shown by Lieutenant Hutchings was of the highest order.

JONES, Christopher

Spr. Christopher Jones 59 Ind. Cdo RE

Spr. Christopher Jones, 59 Commando Sqn., RE, was attached to 45 Commando RM, when he was killed during during operations against enemy forces dug in on the Falkland Islands mountain ridge known as Two Sisters. 

ROTHERAM, Ronald James

Sgt Rotheram RM

Sgt. Rotheram [1] was killed during operations in the Falklands. He was attached to Task Force Landing Craft Squadron RM.

He had previously served in Northern Ireland, Singapore, Cyprus (with the United Nations), in HMS Nubain, Plymouth and Malta.

STEWART, David James

Lieut. Stewart was awarded the MC for his actions during the Falklands conflict. 


Early in the morning of the 9th June Lieutenant Stewart, 45 Commando led a troop strength fighting patrol to the Two Sisters feature in East Falklands with a mission to harass the enemy and


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