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 in 1972.

 

SRI LANKA ARMOURED CORPS

Lieutenant General D L Kobbekaduwa RWP RSP VSV USP rcds psc

Major General N R Marambe RWP RSP USP psc

Major General N A Ranasinghe RSP USP ndc psc Isc

Major General A M Perera RWP RSP psc

Brigadier N P Fernando psc

Colonel G Balasuriya RSP USP psc

Lieutenant Colonel P R Aturaliya psc

Lieutenant Colonel M A Izadeen RSP

Major P W N P W B S U B Pilimatalawwe

Major U K K W M R A W I A B Kulatunge

Capt A K H Ekanayake RSP

SRI LANKA ARTILLERY

Lieutenant Colonel W N Somasiri

Major S Karunatillaka

SRI LANKA ENGINEERS

Brigadier W K G Aryaratne RSP USP

SRI LANKA SIGNALS CORPS

Major General C J Abeyratne VSV USP

Lieutenant Colonel A R Samarasinghe

SRI LANKA LIGHT INFANTRY

Brigadier C Wimalasiri

Captain W M D B B Weerasekara

SRI LANKA SINHA REGIMENT

Lieutenant Colonel L C R Jayasuriya RSP psc

GEMUNU WATCH

Lieutenant General P S B Kulatunge RSP VSV USP USAWC

Lieutenant Colonel A M Muttalib

GAJABA REGIMENT

Major I M Deen

Major E A T S Daluwatta RWP

VIJAYABAHU INFANTRY REGIMENT

Brigadier T R T Jayatunga

COMMANDO REGIMENT

Lieutenant Colonel K H M S Wickramaratne RSP

Major M S I Aluwihare RSP

Major M S Hameed psc

Capt Keegal

SPECIAL FORCE REGIMENT

Colonel A F Laphir PWV RWP RSP USP

MILITARY INTELLIGENCE CORPS

Major S Vidurupola

CORPS OF ENGINEER SERVICES

SRI LANKA ARMY SERVICE CORPS

Lieutenant Colonel A S G Fernando

SRI LANKA ARMY ORDNANCE CORPS

Brigadier J P A Jayawardena USP

SRI LANKA ELECTRICAL & MECHANICAL ENGINEERS

Lieutenant Colonel J L Weerasinghe

SRI LANKA CORPS OF MILITARY POLICE

Colonel C S Atipola Lsc

SRI LANKA ARMY GENERAL SERVICE CORPS

Colonel H K N Silva RWP

Lieutenant Colonel K Daulagala

Lieutenant Colonel E P B S M R R D Ekanayake

Major P Saputhanthri

SRI LANKA ARMY VOLUNTEER FORCE

General A V Ratwatte (Deputy Minister of Defence)

Major General N Panabokke KSV

Major General A Amunugama KSV

SRI LANKA SINHA REGIMENT

Lieutenant S Aladeniya PWV

Capt Y G N W K C Yaparathne

SRI LANKA RIFLE CORPS

Lieutenant N T B Dasanayake

Lieutenant S B Dissanayake

Lieutenant R Roberts

SRI LANKA NATIONAL GUARD

Captain W W Gunatilleke

2. SRI LANKA NAVY

The Sri Lankan Navy is the naval arm of the Sri Lankan Armed Forces. Established in December 9th 1950, the Sri Lanka Navy is responsible for the maritime defence of the Sri Lankan nation and its interests.

Commodore T Sinniah

Captain A B C Dhanapala

Captain Kulatunga

Commander S K Bahar

Commander Anjana Dissanayake

Lieutenant Malalasekera

3. SRI LANKA AIR FORCE

The Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) is the air arm and the youngest of the Sri Lanka Armed Forces. It was founded on 2nd March 1951 as the Royal Ceylon Air Force.

Air Commodore S Rambukwella USP isc AMIPM

Air Commodore P B Ratnayake RWP USP psc qfi

Group Captain T B Marambe

Group Captain S R Gunaratne WWV RWP RSP MSc (Def Studies) in Mgt psc qfi

Group Captain S Hendawitharana RSP psc

Wing Commander R H Hulangamuwa

Wing Commander S P A De Silva

Wing Commander K H Ekanayake

Squadron Leader J A Pathikirikorale

Squadron Leader K G L K Kapugama BSc (Def Studies)

Flight Lieutenant L A De C Wijetunga

Flight Lieutenant H T T K Senaviratne

Flight Lieutenant A Malalasekara

Flight Lieutenant M Abeywickrama

Flight Lieutenant D T Gunasekara

Flight Lieutenant D N S Weerarathne

Flight Lieutenant D Abayanayake

Flying Officer S C B Madurawala

Flying Officer S Herath

Flying Officer I Samaranayake

Credit goes to General N A Ranasinghe for compiling this list of names. Apologies if some of the names are not mentioned. This post will be updated if they become available.

These warriors risked their lives to safeguard and liberate our motherland from terrorists, waging war against the LTTE. We owe our lives to them for their sacrifices. Some of them are not among us today as they have passed away during combat.. may their souls rest in peace.

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