British and Allied Significant Individuals


Rex Masterman Hunt
Governor of Falkland Islands
Nicholas Ridley
Minister of State in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office with special responsibility for the Falkland Islands 1979 - 1981
Anthony Williams
UK Ambassador to Argentina 1980 - 1982
Sir Anthony Parsons
UK Ambassador to the United Nations
Richard Luce
Minister of State in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office with special responsibility for the Falkland Islands 1981 - 1982
Nicholas Barker
Captain of HMS Endurance
Major Mike Norman
Commander of Naval Party 8901 on day of invasion
Lieutenant Keith Mills
Commander on South Georgia at time of invasion
Lord Carrington
Foreign Minister, 1979 - 1982
Sir Henry Leach
First Sea Lord
Margaret Thatcher
Prime-Minister (War Cabinet)
John Nott
Minister for Defence, 1981 - 1983 (War Cabinet)
Francis Pym
Foreign Minister, 1982 - 1983 (War Cabinet)
Willie Whitelaw
Home Secretary, 1979 - 1983 (War Cabinet)
Cecil Parkinson
(War Cabinet)
Ian McDonald
Spokesman for the Ministry of Defence
Admiral Sir John Fieldhouse
CinC Fleet and overall Commander of Operations
Admiral John 'Sandy' Woodward
Commander of Task Force and Carrier Battle Group
Commodore Michael C Clapp
Commander of the Amphibious Task Force
Brigadier Julian Thompson
Commander of 3rd Commando Brigade
Brigadier Tony Wilson
Commander of 5th Brigade
General Jeremy Moore
Divisional Commander of Land Forces
Captain Brian Young
Commander for the Recapture of South Georgia
Lt-Col 'H' Jones
Commanding Officer of 2 Para
Major Chris Keeble
Acting CO of 2 Para


Falklands War





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