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News : Local Last Updated: Jan 14, 2021 - 3:25:41 PM


RBDF pays Final Respect to Late Comrade
By Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF)
Jan 14, 2021 - 3:18:36 PM

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RBDF Officers and Marines paying final marks of respect to the late Able Mechanic Eugene Weir on HMBS CORAL HARBOUR on January 9th 2021. Shown are Captain Shawn Adderley (Acting Captain Coral Harbour), Commander Floyd Moxey (Base Executive Officer), Commander Milton Munroe (Squadron Commanding Officer).
(RBDF photo by: A/B Paul Rolle II)

Defence Headquarters,  (RBDF): Consistent with the Commander Defence Force, Commodore Raymond King’s command philosophy and priority of enhancing the morale and welfare of serving members and veterans, the Royal Bahamas Defence Force paid final respect respects for former comrade, the late Able Mechanic Eugene Weir. 

Following a memorial service at Bethel Baptist Church, Meeting Street on Saturday January 8, 2020, the cremated remains of Able Mechanic Weir was taken aboard a Defence Force vessel and his ashes was spread at sea.

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A family member spreading the ashes of the late Able Mechanic Eugene Weir in waters outside HMBS CORAL HARBOUR on January 9th 2021. (RBDF photo by: A/B Paul Rolle II)

Attended by Captain Shawn Adderley, Acting Captain Coral Harbour and Commander Floyd Moxey, RBDF Base Executive Officer, the Officers and Marines participated in a brief ceremony at HMBS CORAL HARBOUR. Ms. Donna Weir, Wife of the deceased Marine, along with family members went aboard patrol craft P-127 to spread his ashes outside the harbour.

Commodore Raymond King and the Officers and Marines of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force extend condolences to the family of Able Mechanic Weir. The organization is indebted to his dedicated services to our country.

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Ms. Donna Weir, widow of the late Able Mechanic Eugene Weir along with other family members at HMBS CORAL HARBOUR on January 9th 2021. Also shown are Chief Petty Officer Lamont Thurston, coxswain along with crew of patrol craft P-127
(RBDF photo by: A/B Paul Rolle II)


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Ms. Donna Weir, widow of the late Able Mechanic Eugene Weir along with other family members at HMBS CORAL HARBOUR on January 9th 2021. (RBDF photo by: A/B Paul Rolle II)



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