Panagoda Cantonment

Panagoda Cantonment is a cantonment located in the western Western Province of Sri Lanka. It serves as the regimental headquarters of many regiments of the Sri Lanka Army and is an arsenal. It also houses one of the main Military Hospitals operated by the Sri Lanka Army Medical Corps. It is one of the largest military bases in Sri Lanka.

Panagoda Cantonment
Panagoda, Western Province
TypeCantonment
Site information
Controlled bySri Lanka Army
Site history
Built1953
ArchitectTom Neville Wynne-Jones[1]
In use1953 – present
Garrison information
GarrisonSri Lanka Artillery,
Sri Lanka Signals Corps,
Sri Lanka Light Infantry

List of regiment which has its regimental headquarters at the Panagoda CantonmentEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Athukorale, H. V. (1976). The Ceylon Light Infantry, History of the First Battalion (Regular Force), 1949-1975. p. 115.

Coordinates: 6°52′11″N 80°02′09″E / 6.86972°N 80.03583°E / 6.86972; 80.03583