Wednesday, 23 February 2011
Private Mila’s casket was met at Auckland airport yesterday by members of his family, members of his unit, 2/1 Battalion based in Burnham, Christchurch and Commander Joint Forces NZ, Air Vice Marshal Peter Stockwell.
A military arrival or “ramp” ceremony to be held at Christchurch airport today for Private Kirifi Mila has been cancelled due to the Christchurch Earthquake.
A private family service will be held in Auckland on Friday, 25 February 2011.
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