Sabharathnam SS of the 1st Reconnaissance Regiment Sri Lanka Armoured
Corps passed away at his residence in Jaffna on 04 March 2019.
He retired from the Sri Lanka Army after completing 22 years of
The Non Commissioned Officer had joined the Sri Lanka Army on
09th July 1958 and was posted to the 1st Reconnaissance Regiment
Sri Lanka Armoured Corps. He had been awarded the Republic of
Sri Lanka Armed Services Medal, Sri Lanka Army 25th Anniversary
Medal, Ceylon Armed Services Long Service Medal and President's
Inauguration Medal for his invaluable service to the motherland.
The funeral ceremony of the late Corporal Sabharathnam SS held
conducted at St. John Cemetery in Kopai with Military honours.
General Officer Commanding 51 Division, and a large number of
Army Personnel were present at the funeral.