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Full Military Funeral Service for the late Corporal #137 Elcina Knowles (Retired)
Posted on July 27, 2017
by RBPF Public Affairs and Communications Office


Full Military Funeral Service will be held for the late Elcina Knowles, Corporal 137 (Retired) at 11:00am on Friday 28th July 2017, Voice of Deliverance Ministries, Deliverance Way.

The funeral service will be conducted by Apostle Leon Wallace he will be assisted by Father Stephen Davies, Police Force Chaplain. Interment will follow at Woodlawn Gardens Cemetery, Woodlawn Way off Soldier Road.

Corporal Elcina Knowles' remains will be reposed in the Foyer of the Paul Farquharson Conference Centre, Police Headquarters on Thursday, 27th July 2017 from 9:00am until 6:00pm for viewing by officials, senior and junior officers and members of the public. .

The late Elcina Knowles began her law enforcement career as a Police Officer began on 21st October 1968 when she enlisted as a Recruit Constable at the Police Training Depot, East Street Headquarters. She was assigned the number 137.

After graduating from the Training School, she was posted at the following Divisions: Southern Division, Traffic Division, Criminal Record Office, Communication Section, Force Garage, Radio & Transport, Eastern Division, Central Division and District Headquarters.

Corporal Knowles for her dedication to duty was promoted to Corporal. She was described by her supervisors as an officer who had the benefit of working in several Divisions and Districts in New Providence as result possessed a wide knowledge of policing. She was a clean, well disciplined, and a dedicated Station Orderly who did an excellent job imparting her knowledge to younger officers. She was also a valuable member of the Police Soft Ball team and did a remarkable job representing the Police Force.

On the 2nd February 1995, Corporal Elcina Knowles after serving twenty five years of dedicated service, retired from active duty.

She will be missed by relatives, friends and colleagues.

May her soul rest in peace.


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