A service to mark 40 years since the end of the Falklands War has taken place in Ledbury.

A short service was held at the War Memorial in the High Street on Tuesday evening (June 14).

The Light Infantry and Manu Forti Buglers veteran John Strong played the Last Post and Reveille at the service, which was organised by Ledbury British Legion.

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The conflict in 1982, sparked by an invasion of the Falklands Islands and South Georgia by Argentinian forces, claimed the lives of 255 British and 649 Argentinian troops.

Three Falkland Islanders also died during the 74-day war.