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Prince Andrew was the first child born to a reigning monarch since the birth in 1857 of Queen Victoria's youngest child, Princess Beatrice.
The Royal Household announced in November 1978 that Prince Andrew would join the Royal Navy the following year.
Invincible was one of the two operational aircraft carriers available at the time, and, as such, was to play a major role in the Royal Navy task force assembled to sail south to retake the islands.
Prince Andrew's place on board and the possibility of the Queen's son being killed in action made the British Government apprehensive, and the Cabinet desired that Prince Andrew be moved to a desk job for the duration of the conflict.
Though he had brief assignments to HMS Illustrious, RNAS Culdrose, and the Joint Services School of Intelligence, Prince Andrew remained with Invincible until 1983.
During 1980 he also took the Royal Marines All Arms Commando Course.He joined carrier-based squadron, 820 Naval Air Squadron, serving aboard the aircraft carrier, HMS Invincible.were invaded by Argentina on 2 April 1982, an event that instigated the Falklands War.Three years later, he was made an Honorary Captain, rather than the substantive rank of Captain, as would be customary.On 19 February 2010, his 50th birthday, he was promoted to Honorary Rear Admiral.