Lieutenant Colonel Herbert Jones VC

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Reference WMO/275985


The Lower Ferry Slipway

Fore Street




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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Attached to a building/structure
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
  • Metal Metal (any)
Lettering: Raised
  • Falklands Conflict (1982)
About the memorial: Blue Plaque- he was killed in action and the Victoria Cross was a posthumous award
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FOR VALOUR/[representation of a Victoria Cross]/Lieutenant Colonel H Jones VC OBE/Commanding Officer 2nd Battalion/The Parachute Regiment/HERBERT JONES/1940-1982/A resident of Kingswear/Served in the Devonshire and Dorset Regiments/19460-1980/Awarded the Victoria Cross for most/conspicuous gallantry in charging/an enemy machine gun position/during the battle for Darwin and/Goose Green, Falkland Islands/on 28th May 1982/KINGSWEAR REMEMBERED. 11TH NOVEMBER 2002

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