Tower Gardens, King's Lynn. Picture: Ian Burt

A service of commemoration to mark 40 years since the end of the Falklands conflict is due to be held in King’s Lynn tomorrow (Tuesday).

The service will be held in Tower Gardens exactly 40 years since the end of the conflict.

At 11am Reverend Canon Father Adrian Ling, parish priest of All Saints Church, will lead a service of commemoration followed by the laying of wreaths by the Royal British Legion And West Norfolk Mayor Lesley Bambridge.

She said: “The Falklands War lasted 74 days and cost the lives of over 900 British and Argentinian servicemen. It is right to remember them on the 40th anniversary of the end of the conflict.

“Thirty thousand sailors, marines, soldiers, airmen and merchant mariners served during the war, we have some that work for the borough council. We want to record our gratitude and appreciation to all those that served during the Falklands conflict in 1982.”

“I’m grateful for the support given by the Royal British Legion, the borough council public open space team who have marked this milestone with a floral badge bed in Tower Gardens, and our civics team for organising it.”