Your memories of the Queen’s 60 years By Amber Dawson BBC News Aline Dobbie, London, UK 1957 and 1959

As part of our Diamond Jubilee series of your memories of Queen Elizabeth II we are looking at your recollections of meeting or seeing the Queen in her role as head of the Commonwealth. As well as being head of state for the United Kingdom, Queen Elizabeth II is head of state for 15 Commonwealth […]

A FIGHTING FORCE

When Argentina invaded the Falkland Islands on April 2 1982, I was serving a five-year short service commission in Queen Alexandra’s Royal Naval Nursing Service (QARNNS) as an operating theatre sister. The invasion sparked a 74-day war between Argentina and the UK, resulting in the deaths of almost 1,000 British and Argentine service personnel and […]

1982 – 2012 FOURTH HOSPITAL SHIP UGANDA REUNION FOR THE THIRTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FALKLANDS WAR

On Friday May 4th 2012 P&O Cruises MV Aurora was the host location in Southampton for the Fourth Hospital Ship Uganda Reunion for the thirtieth anniversary of The Falklands War fought between Britain and Argentina in 1982. Approximately 100 personnel (accompanied by spouses/partners etc) who served on board the hospital ship at that time marked […]