Obituaries

Private S. M Karunananda (Samarakoon) War Vereran of Ceylon Army Service Corps passes away.

Private S. M Karunananda (Samarakoon) who served during the 2nd World War in Ceylon passed away peacefully on 06th January 2016. He was attached to the Ceylon Army Service Corps (CASC) from 1943-1946.

He has been with SLESA for well over 50 years and has served as a member of many Committees. He was the father of 5 children.

His funeral was held on 09th January 2016 at Hunupitiya Cemetery with military honors.



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LT. H M PIERIS WAR VETERAN OF LIGHT INFANTRY PASSES AWAY.

Lieutenant H.M.Pieris who served during the 2nd World War in Ceylon and India passed away peacefully on 14th November 2015. He was attached to the Ceylon Light Infantry (CLI) from 1940-1946. After the War Service he joined the Ceylon Government Railway and served for some time. He became a member of the Sri Lanka Ex-Servicemen’s Association during the Presidency of Rt. Hon. General Sir John Kotelawela . He has been with SLESA for well over 50 years and has served in many Committees. He was the father of a former Chief Justice Mohan Pieris.

His funeral was held on 16th November 2015 amidst a distinguish gathering at Kanatte Cemetery with military honors.



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