205 Signal Squadron

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205 Signal Squadron
Country  United Kingdom
Allegiance  British Army
Branch Royal Corps of Signals
Engagements Falklands War
Aerial view of the memorial site, Pleasant Peak, Falkland Islands

205 Signal Squadron was a unit of the Royal Corps of Signals of the British Army. After two of their members were killed in an Army Air Corps Gazelle helicopter due to a friendly fire incident with HMS Cardiff during the Falklands War,[1] the numbers "205" were painted at the crash site as a memorial.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Stanley, Mount Kent, Mount Longdon, Top Malo House in Falkland Area Operations - Falklands War 1982". www.naval-history.net. Archived from the original on 11 February 2008. Retrieved 2008-03-05.