Henry De Mel
Henry de Mel
|Former member of the Legislative Council|
|Nationality||Ceylonese (Sri Lankan)|
|Alma mater||Royal College, Colombo|
Educated at the prestigious Royal College Colombo his son was the Right Reverend Lakdasa De Mel, the Bishop of Kurunegala, and his brother-in-law was Sir James Peiris. He died of injuries sustained after being shot while trying to resolve a dispute between two workers on one of his vast coconut plantations.