Author Archives: Richie Gough

Type 21 Memorial Dedication Photos

Our President Sir Rob Woodard and F4 Padre Canon Clive French led the dedication of the Type 21 Memorial, located at the National Memorial Arboretum (Alrewas), on Saturday 18 April 2015. Joined by friends and members of the Association the event was a huge success reflecting the hard work put in by the committee to […]

South Atlantic Medal

Following The Sir John Holmes Independent Medal Review the qualifying period for the award of the South Atlantic Medal without the Rosette will be extended from 12 July to 21 October 1982, when the airfield at Mount Pleasant became operational. Applications for the South Atlantic Medal are being accepted and will be assessed and dealt […]

New Type 21 Club Website

Hello and welcome to the new Type 21 Club website launched 11 October 2014 at the annual Plymouth reunion. This new site will eventually  replace our original sites: https://www.type21club.org.uk/ – Core site http://type21club.ning.com/ – Social Networking Site The website was switched on by our president Sir Ian pictured here with our webmaster Richie Gough. More news on […]

Type 21 Memorial Appeal Update

The Type 21 Club Memorial appeal is getting close to it’s target of £4,000 but more funds are needed. Please donate now if you can. This picture shows the stone masons working on the memorial with the topstone which features all eight of the Type 21 Frigates. More news and pictures here.    

New Qualification Rules for South Atlantic Medal

The South Atlantic Medal (minus Rosette) is being made available to all those who served in the South Atlantic between 12 July 1982 and the 21 October 82. All relevant information is available at www.veterans-uk under medals and decorations. The application form is also available from the web site and will be accepted from 1 October 2014. […]