Police officer laid to rest

Corporal Kerwin Matthew was a member of the Coast Guard
Cpl Matthew was the chief engineer at the Coast Guard base

The Commonwealth of Dominica Police Force (CDPF) has laid to rest one of its own.

Police Corporal Kerwin Matthew, who was attached to the Dominica Coast Guard died suddenly a few weeks ago after complaining that he was feeling unwell. 

On Saturday August 9, after the viewing at police headquarters, his body journeyed in a flag draped coffin to Portsmouth for the funeral and burial.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Matthew's flag draped coffin being carried by fellow police officers
Matthew’s flag draped coffin being carried by fellow police officers
Matthew's body was driven from Roseau to Portsmouth where the funeral took place
Matthew’s body was driven from Roseau to Portsmouth where the funeral took place

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18 Comments

  1. commando
    August 12, 2014

    Rest in peace corporal matthew,we were good friends and served together honorably,with courage,bravery and distinction,travel well my brother to the outer plains of this hemisphere.you were a good man.

  2. Sea Cadet
    August 11, 2014

    More Pictures please.

  3. mahout resident
    August 11, 2014

    I find officially the funeral wasnt well attended… The govt stayed away… I wonder why…

  4. justsaying
    August 11, 2014

    DNO…The body was not driven to Portsmouth. It was transported via sea on one of the Coast Guard boats. Continue to rest in perfect peace Kerwin.

  5. ASEF
    August 11, 2014

    Expected to see more photos of Cpl Matthew’s Funeral at Portsmouth? Where were the Cameras?

  6. Massacre
    August 11, 2014

    This was a real shock to me. Kerwin may your soul rest in peace. You were a good man.

  7. Natureboy
    August 11, 2014

    Words can’t express my grief. That was my buddy from my PSS days and also in the police force Rip my friend

  8. August 11, 2014

    Anonymous..
    Can’t you see a face to the top of the page..
    What more face do you want…

  9. August 10, 2014

    Thanks for your service. R.I.P

  10. # Dominican.#
    August 10, 2014

    May he rest in peace. And his family receive the comfort in knowing he is in a better place.

  11. Righteous
    August 10, 2014

    RIP Comrade Mathew.

  12. true dominican
    August 10, 2014

    Rest in peace yu have serve your country to your best

  13. Anonymous
    August 10, 2014

    a face would be nice

  14. Bebelle
    August 10, 2014

    May the family find strength in knowing that Jesus is the Great Comforter.

  15. Sweets
    August 10, 2014

    I dont mean to come off an ungrateful but is that the best picture shots you all could get?

  16. Abitrator
    August 10, 2014

    Rest in peace

  17. August 10, 2014

    R.I.P. Bro,Praying for your family and friends.

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