Nawaka Village hosts Labalaba thanksgiving service

The popular still image of Staff Sergeant Talaiasi Labalaba. Picture: FT FILE

A DEDICATED and beloved individual.

This is how the late Staff Sergeant Talaiasi Labalaba, who passed away during the Battle of Mirbat in 1972, has been described.

A thanksgiving service celebrating his life was held at Nawaka Village today.

His statue will be unveiled in Nadi this week.

More in tomorrow’s edition of The Fiji Times.