Douglas Bertrum Ameresekera

1908–1989 (Age 80)
Sri Lanka

The Life of Douglas Bertrum

When Douglas Bertrum Ameresekera was born on 19 June 1908, in Sri Lanka, his father, Edward Henry Ekanayake Ameresekera, was 23 and his mother, Elizabeth Josephine de Silva Ameresekera, was 28. He died on 20 April 1989, in Colombo, Western, Sri Lanka, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Edward Henry Ekanayake Ameresekera
Elizabeth Josephine de Silva Ameresekera
Jasmin Vivian Hycinth Peries
Douglas Bertrum Ameresekera
Neville Maxwell Amarasekara
Annesly Dunstan Ekanayaka Ameresekera
Ekanayake Rohan Amarasekara
Alexander Merril Ameresekere
Prinzie Nora Ameresekera Wijetunge

Parents & Siblings

  • Edward Henry Ekanayake Ameresekera


  • Elizabeth Josephine de Silva Ameresekera




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World Events (3)


Age 23

British grant the right to vote and introduce power sharing with Sinhalese-run cabinet.

Age 40

Colonial rule ended and the island nation of Ceylon, now Sri Lanka, became an independent dominion within the British Commonwealth.

Age 48

Solomon Bandaranaike elected on wave of Sinhalese nationalism. Sinhala made sole official language and other measures introduced to bolster Sinhalese and Buddhist feeling. More than 100 Tamils killed in widespread violence after Tamil parliamentarians protest at new laws.

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Douglas Bertrum Ameresekera - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Douglas Bertrum Ameresekera

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