21st December 2017 09:50:26 Hours
Lieutenant General Denzil Kobbekaduwa, one of the finest warriors ever produced by the Army and Sri Lanka Armoured Corps in our contemporary history fell silent on August 8, 1992. The 24th death anniversary of the legendary war hero, Lieutenant General Denzil Kobbekaduwa RWP RSP VSV USP rcds psc Sri Lanka Armoured Corps was held at Armour War Heores Monument Park at Kalattawa on 8 August fell on 08th August 2016 with the presence of the late Lieutenant Generals lady Mrs Laly Kobbekaduwa as the Chief Guest. Major General Milinda Peiris, the Chief of Staff of the Army and the Colonel Command of Sri Lanka Armoured Corps graced the occasion.
This was the first ceremonial event took place to commemorate the legendary War Hero of our times since inauguration of War Heroes Monument Park at Kalattawa in December 2015.Floral wreaths were laid by Major General Milinda Peiris and other senior officers of Sri Lanka Armoured Corps along with Mrs Laly kobbekaduwa to pay their sincere tribute on fallen war hero. Many senior officers, family members and late Lieutenant Generals friends and fellow-mates were presence at the event.