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Clarke (E. C.) de Fonseka MBE md
Evangeline Fernando (daughter of W. A. Fernando).
- Major Edmund Clarence de Fonseka MBE
(E.C. Jnr) md Bertha De Silva, daughter of Dr. K. J. De
( Major E.C. de Fonseka was awarded the MBE (Military) on the 1st January
1949. He was commissioned as a 2/Lt in the Ceylon Light Infantry (CLI),
1924. As Captain, appointed Signaling Officer 1931, ADC to H. E. the Governor
1934, O/C HQ Wing 1936, as Major appointed Second in command 2nd Battalion
CLI 1940. He was awarded the Efficiency Decoration (Ceylon) in 1944.)
- Cynthia de Fonseka md Dr. L. S.
- Dr Tilak de Fonseka Mendis md
Dr. Neila Castro.
- Kumar de Fonseka Mendis md Carolyn
- Roweena de Fonseka md Walter
Mendis (W.M Mendis of Rockland liquor).
- Malinee de Fonseka md Dr Trevor
- Erica de Fonseka md Conrad Boniface
Peter Perera (Son of I. P. Perera).
- Sita Perera md Upatissa Hulugalle.
- Nihal Perera md Florence McArdle.
- Nalini Perera md Dr. Nihal
- Dr Lallith Perera md Dr. Selvie
- Kamini Perera md Rohan de Soyza.
- Ruchindra Perera.
- Edmund Clarke de
Portrait taken around 1926 while on a visit to England. This and the
following two photographs have been taken by photographers,
"DOUGLAS", 46, St. James's Place, S.W.1. The telephone no is given
as GERRARD 3987.
- E.C., Evangeline and daughter
Group study taken during the same visit in 1926. His son E.C Jnr was married
by this time, and stayed back in Ceylon.
- E.C. and
Photograph taken just before their audience with King George V and Queen
Mary at Buckingham Palace.
Maria Appolonia Fernando (nee De Mel), sister of Jacob De Mel. She was
the mother-in-law of E. C. de Fonseka,
and lived in to her 90's.
above Photographs courtesy of Kamini de Soyza.)
- View inside a Plumbago Mine,
The photograph possibly shows one of the mines owned by W. A. Fernando,
father-in-law of E. C. de Fonseka. Albumen Print 27.7 * 21 Royal
Commonwealth society Y303E. From the book 'Regeneration', a book of Early
Ceylon Prints, published by the British Council. On his death, these mines
were managed by E. C. de Fonseka.
E. C. de Fonseka and the Royal Star and
Ascot Avenue - The Racing Legend
Arcadia - The home that lent its name to
Arcadia Gardens, Rosmead Place.
Ladies' Lady - Ladies College honours Bertha de Fonseka.
Photograph of Mr. & Mrs. E. C. de Fonseka (26.06.1924 at Sylvanhurst,
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