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222 BDE HISTORIES

  • 222 Infantry Brigade initially designated as 17 Infantry Brigade.
  • 17 Infantry Brigade was re-designated as 222 Infantry Brigade on 15 August 1997.
  • 222 Infantry Brigade was temporary disbanded on 15 November 1999.
  • 222 Infantry Brigade was re-established at Sugar factory Kantale on 10 January 2005.
  • At the completion of operation in Eastern theatre brigade headquarters was re-located at Jayanthigama.

COMMANDER OF 222 BDE

OFFR NO  RANK  NAME  FROM  TO 
O/50878 Brig SAPP Samarasinghe RSP psc  10.01.05 21.12.05
O/50997 Brig SAAL Perera RWP RSP USP IG 21.12.05 08.02.06
O/60367 Lt Col  KLAS Wijesinghe RSP psc IG 08.02.06 08.05.07
O/60575 Lt Col  KGD Perera RWP RSP IG 08.05.07 01.07.07
O/60367  Lt Col  KLAS Wijesinghe RSP psc IG  01.07.07 05.07.07
O/60367  Col  KLAS Wijesinghe RSP psc IG  05.07.07 08.10.08
O/60728  Lt Col  SP Seneviratne  08.10.08 02.08.09
O/60728  Col  SP Seneviratne  03.08.09 10.03.10
O/60261  Brig  DDUK Hettiarrachchi RSP USP ndu psc  11.03.10 09.02.11
O/60405  Brig  BHMA Wijesinghe psc  10.02.11 02.06.12
O/60552  Brig  PI Pathiratne  03.06.12 16.12.12
O/60649  Col  KHPP Fernando RSP USP  17.12.12 20.03.13
O/60649  Brig  KHPP Fernando RWP RSP USP  20.03.13 20.02.14
O/60930  Col  MRKWB Pinnawala RWP RSP USP  21.02.14 05.03.16
O/61120  Brig  DMKDB Pussella RWP RSP  05.03.16 20.02.19
O/60839 Brig HMTB Hangilipola RWP RSP 21.02.19 10.09.19
O/62191 Col TC Peiris RSP USP 11.09.19 02.10.19
O/62205 Col MGW Wimalasena RSP 04.10.19 Up to date