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Catimaibulu Laid To Rest, Accorded Full Military Funeral

An intelligence officer and driver at the Prime Minis­ter’s Office, Warrant Officer Class 2 (WO2), Filimoni Catimai­bulu was laid to rest at the 9 miles cemetery on Monday.
27 Dec 2019 14:46
Catimaibulu Laid To Rest, Accorded Full Military Funeral
Warrant Officer Class 2 (WO2 Filimoni Catimaibulu was accorded a full military funeral.

An intelligence officer and driver at the Prime Minis­ter’s Office, Warrant Officer Class 2 (WO2), Filimoni Catimai­bulu was laid to rest at the 9 miles cemetery on Monday.

He died at his residence at Vesive­si Road, Kinoya. He was 60.

WO2 Catimaibulu was accorded a full military funeral with the ap­proval of the Commander of the Republic of Fiji Military Forces (RFMF) Rear Admiral Viliame Naupoto.

RFMF Chaplin, Reverend Cap­tain Viliame Tunidau, during the funeral service at the Kinoya Meth­odist Church, described WO2 Cati­maibulu as a dedicated and faithful worker.

WO2 Catimaibulu started his mili­tary service by joining the Six Fiji Infantry Regiment (6 FIR) under the Territorial Force.

He joined the regular force in 1989 and the 3FIR in 1993. He was later called to join the Prime Minister’s Office. When he retired, he was con­tracted to continue working until his death.

WO2 Catimaibulu served in the Multinational Force and Observers (MF0) in Sinai and in the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) and in Timor-Leste.

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainima­rama, the RFMF Commander and senior civil servants were among those at the funeral service.

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama was also present at the funeral service.

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama was also present at the funeral service.

The late WO2 Catimaibulu hailed from Moce in Lau.

He is survived by his wife Temale­si Nukuyawa Catimaibulu, four children and three grandchildren.

Edited by Ivamere Nataro

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