08th August 2022 08:45:40 Hours
The 30th death anniversary of one of the legendry military leaders in Sri Lankan Military History, late Lieutenant General Denzil Kobbekaduwa RWP RSP VSV USP rcds psc was commemorated in front of the Lieutenant General Denzil Kobbekaduwa statue at Anuradhapura on 08 August 2022.
This gallant war hero along with a team of renowned military commanders, were victimized to a land mine blast at Arali Point, Jaffna on 08 August 1992. The day’s proceedings were comprised with religious observances, laying of floral wreaths to the monument and a humbler military traditional event. The Chief of the Staff of Sri Lanka Army Major General T J Kodithuwakku RWP RSP ndu made his presence as the Chief Guest.
The Commander Security Force Headquarters (Central) Major General M K S Silva RWP RSP ndu, The Military Secretary and Colonel Commandant of Armoured Corps Major General D B S N Bothota RWP RSP USP psc along with the General Officer Commanding of 59 Division Major General G D Sooriyabandara USP, Commander Forward Maintenance Area North Central Major General M E P Weerasinghe USP ato, Senior Officers of Armoured Corps, Senior Officers of Tri- Service and Other Ranks were present at the occasion.