Falklands

The 40th Falklands Memorial Service, Reunion and march will take place in Wrexham on Saturday 25th June 2022 at 11am and will follow the traditional format of a service at St Giles’ Parish Church.

Following the service there will be a march to the Welsh Guards Memorial at Bodhyfryd, led by the Regimental Band and a detachment from 1st Battalion, to lay wreaths then a reception in the War Memorial Club for Association members and their families.

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The Regimental Band and the Rhos Orpheus Choir will perform in the church.

Chris Hopkins, President of the North Wales Branch of the Welsh Guards Association said “This year will be a very special anniversary for the Welsh Guards as we come together to remember and commemorate the 33 Welsh Guards, 6 attached personnel and 3 Welsh Guardsmen serving with the Special Air Service who gave their lives in this conflict”.

“We are expecting a large turnout when we march through Wrexham and encourage everyone to come along to commemorate this anniversary with us.”

Cllr David Griffiths, Armed Forces Champion, said, “Wrexham has a very proud tradition of supporting the military and I’m sure this event will be no exception.

“We thank the Welsh Guards for their service, past and present and will be joining them at St Giles on the 25 June to remember those lost during the Falklands War.”

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