Beginnings

Royal College Hostel 1959

Front row seated on the ground are the '59 Group boys in their first year at College.

 

Class of 1953 English Medium

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

ANTHONISZ, Alwyn J.

Australia

 antho

2

AZIEZ, Shirzard T. *

Colombo

 Sussu

3

BAHAR, Shah Jehan *

Australia

 shaji

4

CANAGASABEY, Nihal *

Colombo

 kaney

5

CASSIM, Muhammad  Monty *

Japan

 monty 

6

CHAPMAN, Maurice *

Australia

 chappy

7

CHITTY, Suren *

Australia

 suren

8

DE KRETSER, A. Nigel F. *

Australia

 nigel 

9

EBERT, Fredrick Allan *

Colombo

 allan

10

ERNST, Cedric *

Australia

 cedda

11

FAZLEALI, Mazher *

Colombo

 mazher 

12

FERNANDO, Bryce *

Switzerland

 brycy

13

FOENANDER, Eardley *

Australia

 earda

14

GRENIER, Dallas

Australia

 dalla

15

GUNEWARDENE, R. S. Ramlal *

Hague

 ramlal

16

GURUSWAMY, Arthur Premasiri

 

 guru

17

HASHIM, Mohamed * 

Colombo

 dathee

18

HUSSAIN, Jezley

Colombo

 jezley

19

IQBAL, M.N.M.

Colombo

 kakka

20

JAFFER, Imthiaz A, Dr. *

Sri Lanka

 jaffer

21

KOCH, Graham E Cecil *

Australia

 graham

22

KOCH, Wilhelm *

Australia

 wilhelm

23

LIEVERSZ, N. Brian L *.

Australia

 brian

24

MOHIDEEN, Irfan Shibly *

Colombo

 shibly

25

PERERA, Jeremy *

Australia

 jeremy

26

SALEEM, Mohamed

Colombo

 saleem

27

SAMEER, M Fazli H. *

Riyadh

 samma

28

SHERIFF, Muhammad Arooz *

Colombo

 arooz

29

SOLOMONS, William Boyd *

Australia

 jolla

30

STORK, Phillip

Australia

 phillip

31

VANDERWALL, Rodney E.

Australia

 polmudda

32

WALPOLA, Don V. Anthony *

Australia

 polos

33

WILLIS, Aubrey 

UK

 town-bus


 

Class of 1953 Tamil Medium

 

 

 

 

Name

Domicile

aka

1

M. Balakumaran *

Colombo

 Bala

2

Suren Cooke *

Colombo

 Suren

3

M Devakumar *

 

 Deva

4

C Krishnarajan *

Canada

 Krish

5

S Muthulingaswamy *

UK

 Muthu

6

A P Ponnambalam *

 

 Ponna

7

P R Puvanendrarajah *

USA

 Puvi

8

R Rajaratnam * (1999) *

 Raja

9

R Rajasooriyar *

 

 Raja

10

M Ratnathicam *

 

 Rat

11

S Sambandan *

UK

 Samba

12

J Satchithanandan *

 Satchi

13

S Satchithanandan *

UK

 Satchi

14

S R Sellamuttu * (2008)

Australia 

 Sella

15

S P Sellayah *

 Sella

16

S Sivasubramaniam *

Sri Lanka

 Siva

17

S Skandakumar *

Haputale

 Skanda

18

S Sridharan *

 

 Sri

19

V Tiruchelvam *

 

 Tiru

20

K Velupillai *

Italy

 Vela

21

R Vigneswaran *

 

 Vigna

22

N Viswalingam *

Australia

 Navi


Class of 1953 Sinhala Medium

 

 

 

 

 

Name

Domicile

aka

Abeysena *

 

 

Abeysinghe, Sunil (S. K.) *

USA

 Nangi

Bamunawala, Hema (H B) *

 

Chandra Prasad, *

 

 

Chandrasoma, Parakrama (P T) *

USA

 Para

Colombage , Christopher 

 

 

Cooray, Thusitha *

 

Dandeniya, Ranjan *

UK

 Ganja

de Silva, Gamini *

Sri Lanka

 Kettie

De Silva, Jayantha (S J) *

 

 Jani

Dharmadasa, Upali (U R M) *

 

 Upali

Fernando, Sarath  (M S ) *

UK

 Goiya

Godamunne, Vipula (V B) *

Australia

 Vipula

Gooneratne, Nimal (A.N.) *

 

 Nimal

Gunaratne, Panini (P N) *

Sri Lanka

 Panna

Gunaratne, Shiran (S N) *

 Australia

 Shiran

Gunasekare, Nihal (N P R) *

 

 NPR

Gunawardane, Buddhapriya (B C) *

 

 

Jayasinghe, Mahinda (D M) *

 

Jayasinghe, Senaka (S R) *

 

 Galibbs

Jayasundare, Chandrakeerthi (C.P) *

 

 Kanuwa

Karunatillake, Sunil *

 

 

Kiriella , Punyasiri  *

 

Kulasinghe, Upul  (U E) *

 

 Kukula

Kulathunga, Bandula *

 

 Bandu

Lathpandura, Lakshman (L P) *

 

 

Madanayake, Ranjan *

Sri Lanka

 Ranjan

Mallikarachchi, Ananda (D A) *

 

 

Manchanayake, Palitha (P. A.) *

Australia

 Manchi

Mendis, Prasanna (D P G) *

Australia

 Prasanna

Palihakkara, Nanda (N D) *

Sri Lanka

 Nande

Perera, Ravi (M R) *

 

 MR

Perera, Ravindra (K P R) *

 

 

Perera, Premalal (P V ) *

 

 PV

Piyasena , Surath *

Sri Lanka

 Waathe

Rajapakse, Naveen (N D) *

 Kunni

Ratnapala, Kamal  (K.G.) *

 

 Aliya

Ratnapala, Suri (A S) *

 

 Suri

Ratwatte, Charitha (J C) *

Sri Lanka

 Chari

Salgado, Geethapriya *

Sri Lanka

 Galsadu

Samarajeewa, Rohantha *

 

 Rohan

Samarasekare, Harindra (H D P) *

Canada

 Sam

Senanayake, Athula (M D A) *

 

 Athula

Senerath-Yapa, Sarath (S C) *

UK

 Yapa

Seneviratne, Keerthi (A M R K B ) *

 

 Kiththa

Silva, Nihal (N K N G) *

 

 Nikki

Silva , Milan *

 

 

Soysa, Preman (H P N) *

 

 Preman

Suraweera, Upali (A U C) *

 

 Sura

Suriyasinghe, Sarath (K S N) *

Sri Lanka

 Huna

Thevarapperuma, Dixon 

 

 

Thurairatnam, Indran  (I R) *

 

 Mousee

Warusavithana, Sarath

 

 

Weerasekare, Daya   (D C R ) *

 

 

Weerasinghe, Asoka

 

 

Wickramarachchi, Sisira (S G M) *

 

 Nakiya

Wickramasinghe, Gamini (D G) *

 

 

Wickramasinghe, Panini (P H) *

 

 PH

Wickremaratne, Daya  Jasenthu *

 

 

Wickremasinghe, Git (R G) *

UK

 GIT


Deceased

* Moved to Royal College in 1959