Lieutenant Colonel Herbert (‘H’) Jones VC, OBE, Commanding Officer 2 PARA, was severely wounded in a solo charge against an Argentine position on Darwin Hill and subsequently died of his wounds when Darwin Hill was secured but before he could be evacuated.
Lt Richard Nunn, the helicopter pilot who was tasked to evacuate the CO was also killed and his co-pilot severely injured when his Scout helicopter was attacked by an Argentine Pucara aircraft as he took off from A Echelon at Camilla Creek House.
Lt Col Jones is buried at San Carlos Cemetery, Falkland Islands.
He was posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross.
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