Team Fiji pays last respects to Private Saunikalou

Friday, July 27, 2012

The Revd the Lord Leslie Griffiths MA pays tribute ......

Team Fiji was received at the Wesley's Chapel by The Revd the Lord Leslie Griffiths MA.  During the service The Revd the Lord Griffiths paid tribute to fallen Fijian soldier, Private Apete Saunikalou, whose funeral was being held in Fiji on the same day.

The church service program also included the laying of a wreath and commemoration at the bust of Rev Culvert of Fiji, an inspiring team talk by Derek Derenalagi, a Fijian British soldier who will be representing GB in the Paralympic Games and refreshments laid on by the Fijian community.  Team Fiji was also joined by Fijian British Army soldiers who added their well known Fijian choir skills for the hyme "Ciri Koto." 

Courtesy of FASANOC