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Dear Members of the Corps of Signals fratenity,
With grief we are posting details of our colleagues who leave for their heavenly abode. We request members to forward their "shradhanjali". Kindly share with us the photographs, fond memories and association.
We await tributes from associates/ course mates for publication.
Blog Team

RMS Tributes
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  • The Kargil Memorial
  • Saturday, July 30, 2011

    Major Francis Xavier

    Loreto Xavier daughter of late Maj Francis Xavier called up a few minutes ago to inform me of the passing away of her dear father – last Thursday – 21 Jul 2011.
    Major Xavier was a Special List officer and belonged to the Ciphers. He retired from the Armed Forces in 1984. He was past 82 years of age, and was keeping indifferent health – more so after the death of his wife last year. He is survived by two daughters, Helen and Loreto. After his wife passed away, he was staying with his younger daughter. After retirement he settled down in Madras, which is now Chennai. He had willed that after his death the body should be donated for purposes of medical research. Accordingly the body was handed over to the Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Centre. A part of the body has however been kept back for internment. The burial ceremony will commence at 1000 hours on Saturday, 06 August at the Quibble Island Cemetery, RA Puram.
    Contact number of Ms Loreto is: 984 070 1456
    Brig VA Subramanyam VSM