Memorial service for retired reservist

Retired Lieutenant Commander, Michael Seakins, who served as a reservist in the Barbados Coast Guard for 14 years, will be remembered during a Memorial Service on Friday, April 19.

The memorial will be hosted by the Barbados Defence Force, and will be conducted in three phases, starting with a service at St. Matthias Church at 3 p.m. This will be followed by the unveiling of a plaque at the Military Cemetery, Graves End, St. Michael, and culminate with the scattering of the ashes at sea, one nautical mile off Batts Rock.

Members of the public, especially relatives and friends of the late lieutenant commander, are invited to attend the service and the unveiling of the plaque. However, attendance at the scattering of the ashes at sea is by invitation only.

Seakins died on November 8 last year, in the United Kingdom.

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