A Poppy
A Poppy

Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Bembridge : Falklands 1982 / Andrew Charles Swallow -

Location

At the Bembridge Youth and Community Centre, Steyne Road, Bembridge, Isle of Wight.
 
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IWM War Memorials Archive Record

The Memorial is not recorded by the War Memorials Archive. A request to update their records has been submitted (June 2011)
 
Historic England Listing Status

The Memorial is not Listed
 
Description

A Memorial Garden, marked by a metal plaque (approx 24" x 12") on the wall of the Community Centre.
Memorial

Bembridge   Falklands 1982 / Andrew Swallow Memorial garden

Bembridge   Falklands 1982 / Andrew Swallow Memorial garden

Bembridge   Falklands 1982 / Andrew Swallow Memorial garden

Bembridge Falklands 1982 /
Andrew Swallow Memorial Garden


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Inscription


THE ANDREW SWALLOW
MEMORIAL GARDEN
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TO HONOUR ALL FROM THIS ISLAND
WHO SERVED IN THE FALKLANDS
TASK FORCE AND IN MEMORY OF
ANDREW WHO DID NOT RETURN.
SPRING 1982.


 
Further Information

Son of Charles J T Swallow and Gillian M Swallow (née Broomhead).

Born : 8 May 1963, (registered Cuckfield, Sussex).

Ck1 D178106E Andrew Charles Swallow was a cook on H.M.S. Sheffield. He died aged 19 on 4 May 1982 following an Argentine air strike on the ship.

Commemorated also at :

Bembridge Parish War Memorial
Bembridge Holy Trinity Church War Memorial
Bembridge Scouts : Falklands 1982 / Andrew Charles Swallow Memorial (not yet recorded)
 
Commemorated at the Armed Forces Memorial at the National Memorial Arboretum

Andrew Swallow is also named on a kneeler at the Falkland Islands Memorial Chapel at Pangbourne College, Berkshire.

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Page last updated : 13 February 2014


 
 

 
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