Gubernatorial Pics: Governor Monck Mason-Moore in the 1940s

Somadasa Abeywickrama
Governor Henry Monk Mason with Lord Mountbatten Galle Face 1945

Visit of the last Governor & First Governor General Henry Monk Mason to Baddegama (Rajagiriya Simon Abeywickrama’s Bungalow). The gentleman standing on the  left in the corner is Police  Inspector Srimani Athulathmudali’s father; ……  5th from left is Mr Henry Abeywickrama.…..  6th Father De Mel of Christ Church,  ….. 7th Andrew Abeywickrama …….  The Boy with Shorts is Raja Abeywickrama ( Later became Lawyer )


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3 responses to “Gubernatorial Pics: Governor Monck Mason-Moore in the 1940s

  1. Sunil Walimuni

    It is important photograph

  2. Sunil Walimuni

    It is a very important photograph

  3. Shan Abeywickrama

    Hello: Andrew is my grandfather, Simon and Henry granduncles. Do you have any other photos with them? I will contact you by email. Thanks Shan Abeywickrama

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