Category Archives: Falklands War

£1.5m Falklands War Museum Plan

HISTORIANS plan to build a £l.5 million new museum in the Falklands so the story of 1982 can be properly told in time for the conflict 40th anniversary. The team behind the Falkland Islands Museum and National Trust have already raised one third of their total as they strive to erect a new gallery and […]

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 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. […]