Royal People

A dedication to those wonderful people who served Royal Primary School & Royal College, in Sri Lanka, since 1835, and, who will be remembered for their committment, sincerety and unselfishness.

Tuesday, October 02, 2012

SS Perera moves on

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Obituary of Mr. S.S. Perera – Vice President of Royal College Union (RCU)

With regret and profound sadness I inform you the demise of Mr. Somachandra Saranapala Perera (S.S. Perera), Vice President of Royal College Union and. His remains will lie at A.F. Raymond’s funeral parlor from 8.00 a.m. to 6.30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 03rd (Tomorrow). Cortege will leave the parlor at 6.30 p.m. same day for cremation at 7.00 p.m. at Borella Kanatta.

Members are requested to gather at the main entrance to the cemetery at 6.30 p.m. to pay their last respects to this distinguished Old Royalist, who rendered invaluable service to his alma mater and to Royal College Union.

Mr. S.S. Perera was the author / editor of the following publications.

  1. A History of a Hundred Years of the Royal – Thomian Cricket Match (Joint Editor) – 237 Pages.
  2. Royal College Cadet Contingent – A 100 years (1881 – 1981) – 92 Pages.
  3. Rugby Centenary – Royal Vs Trinity 100th Match – 26 Pages.
  4. Visit of Mr. J.C.A. Corea and Mr. E.L. Bradby – Souvenir for the Centenary Dinner Committee – 48 Pages.
  5. A 150 years History of Royal College (1835-1985) – 603 Pages.
  6. Royal College Vs Trinity College – Centenary Cricket Match – 32 Pages.
  7. Royal College Vs Wesley College – Centenary Cricket Match – 187 Pages.
  8. 50th Bradby Shield Rugby Match – Royal College Vs Trinity College – 137 Pages.
  9. Mille Simus – To mark the 1000th Inter College U19 Cricket match played by Royal College – 136 Pages.


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