Archive for April 29th, 2011

“Why should we let anyone else fight our war?” Lieutenant General Denzil Lakshman Kobbekaduwa RWP, RSP, VSV, USP, rcds, psc, SLAC (July 27, 1940 – August 8, 1992) was a highly decorated and respected General who served the Sri Lanka army. Born into a traditional Kandyan Family, Lieutenant Kobbekaduwa was the second child and eldest of three sons. Educated at Trinity College Kandy, he was a colourful military officer and a fine rugby personality.  [ Read More ]

  List of Old Boys from Trinity College Kandy who served in the 3 Armed Forces of Sri Lanka during the 27-year war against the LTTE (23rd July 1983-18th May 2009):   1. SRI LANKA ARMY The Sri Lanka Army is the oldest and largest of the Sri Lanka Armed Forces and is responsible for land-based military and humanitarian operations. Established as the Ceylon Army in 1949, it was renamed when Sri Lanka became a republic  [ Read More ]

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