Battle Memorial, Stanley

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Overlooking Stanley Harbour, Battle Memorial serves as a reminder of the Battle of the Falkland Islands. British forces destroyed German invaders to prevent the capture of this colony in 1914. An annual ceremony is held here every December 8 in remembrance of this fierce battle. An information plaque describes in detail the clash between two powerful enemies. See Battle Memorial and all Stanley has to offer by arranging your trip with our Stanley day trip planning tool .
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  • 1914 Battle of the Falklands Memorial - very handsome and traditional.set on a nice small hill in Stanley looking in to the harbor.  more »
  • Situated right on the front of the promenade 10minutes walk from the harbour. It is a worthwhile visit to pay respect to the guys who lost their lives in the 80's.  more »
  • This monument, just past Government House, commemorates a WWI naval engagement. On December 8, 1914, nine British ships, refueling in Stanley, responded to the sighting of five German cruisers that ha...  more »

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