End of a long journey for Falklands memorial

A crowd of a thousand gathered yesterday in Cardiff to witness the unveiling of a new memorial to the Falklands conflict.  Veterans and relatives of the fallen were among those attending the remembrance service.  The memorial consists of a 5 tonne memorial stone carved with the names of the 255 British servicemen and 3 Falkland Islanders who were killed.  The stone itself is a gift from the Islanders and has been shipped 8,000 miles from the Falkland Islands.

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