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Past Deputy Commandants

CEYLON DEFENCE FORCE DY COMDTS (1888 – 1949)

01 Col R Kumaranayagam  ED 1959  – 1961
02 Col  FC  De Saram OBEED 1961 – 1962
03 Col  SD Ratwatte ED 1962- 1963
04 Col  ND  Rokwood ED 1963- 1964
05 Col  C Nugawela ED 1964- 1966
06 Col  BL SeneviratnA MBEED 1966- 1967
07 Col  ND Aluvihara ED 1967- 1970
08 Col  D Nugawela 1970- 1972
09 Col  RL Munasinghe ED 1972- 1973
10 Col  AT Nugawela 1973- 1974
11 Col  LVAN Samarawickrama 1974- 1975
12 Col  RFC De Livera ED 1975- 1977

CEYLON VOLUNTEER FORCE DY COMDTS 1955 – 1971

Col R Kumaranayagam ED1959 – 1961 Col FC De Saram OBE ED1961 – 1962 Col SD Ratwatte ED1962- 1963
Col ND Rokwood ED1963- 1964

Col  C Nugawela ED

 1964- 1966

Col BL Senevirathna MBE ED1966- 1967
Col ND Aluvihara ED1967- 1970 Col ND Aluvihara ED1967- 1970 Col RL Munasinghe ED1972- 1973
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Col  AT Nugawela

1973- 1974

Col L Samarawickrama1974- 1975 Col RFC De Livera ED1975 – 1977
Col CAB Ratnayake1977 – 1978 Brig WOC De Alwis ED1978 – 1981 Brig CN Panabokke KSV1981 – 1984,  1988 – 1991
Col AER Abeysinghe KSV1984 – 1986 Maj Gen NPD Palpola KSV1986 – 1988, 1992 – 1993, 1995 – 199 Brig SBG De Silva KSV25.12.1993 – 30.12.1994
Mej Gen SV Panabokke KSV12.06.1996 – 12.06.2000 Mej Gen SA Kulatunga KSV12.06.2000 – 12.06.2004 Mej Gen AMB Aumunugama KSV12.06.2004 – 25.08.2006
Mej Gen WADS Silva26.08.2006 – 18.04.2007 Mej Gen WB Soyza19.04.2007 – 19.11.2007 Maj Gen AC Obeysekara KSV20.11.2007 – 18.11.2011