REGIMENT OF SRI LANKA ARTILLERY - Once a Gunner is always a Gunner; whether Locally or Globally.

5TH VOLUNTEER REGIMENT OF SRI LANKA ARTILLERY

The 5th (Volunteer) Regiment Sri Lanka Artillery was raised on at Welioya. The oldest volunteer Regiment of Sri Lanka Artillery was raised on Infantry role and were very successful in maintaining law and order in threaten villages.


PRESENT COMMANDING OFFICER

Maj TVR Perera RSP
From 08.09.2016 todate



PAST COMMANDING OFFICERS


Lt Col PP Dias
From 22.01.1980 to 13.02.1980

Maj WMWW Wanigasinghe
From 14.02.1980 to 30.04.1980

Lt Col FXAR Fernando
From 01.05.1980 to 31.01.1983

Maj BJ Markas
From 01.02.1983 to 31.03.1984

Lt Col WMWW Wanigasinghe
From 01.04.1984 to 29.10.1988

Lt Col CK DE S Jayarathna
From 29.10.1988 to 24.08.1991

Lt Col WADS Silva
From 24.08.1991 to 13.03.1997

Lt Col GG Wijayasinghe
From 13.03.1997 to 20.08.1999

Maj LF Kasthuriarachchi
From 20.08.1999 to 01.03.2005

Lt Col NL Thilakarathne
From 01.03.2005 to 17.01.2008

Lt Col RML Rathnasiri
From 18.01.2008 to 12.12.2011

Lt Col L Ranchagoda
From 12.12.2011 to 05.09.2016

Maj TVR Perera RSP
From 08.09.2016 todate