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Warrior rests at last

By AVINESH GOPAL
Friday, March 29, 2013

11:57PM: HE was among the last Fijian heroes of that elite British SAS team alongside Talaiasa Labalaba.

Kauata Vamarasi Marafono, fondly known as Fred by those around him, died in his sleep on Thursday (Fiji time) in the United Kingdom. 

He was a special soldier, a freedom fighter and author. He was 72.

More to come ....

 





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