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Toan Chay

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In memoriam

HE General
Toan Chay

May 8, 1942-September 20, 2003

Family and friends mourn the passing of HE General Toan Chay. Born in Siem Reap province,

Toan Chay was one of six brothers. He attended Sisowath Secondary School in Phnom

Penh and the Faculty of Medicine. From 1970 to 1975 he served as a captain in the

Air Force. During the Khmer Rouge years he set up a guerrilla movement to resist

them along the border area with Thailand. By 1986 he was Deputy Chief of the Armed

Forces of Funcinpec, known as "ANKI". In 1993 he was Vice-Minister of Interior

of the provisional government. From 1994 he was Governor of Siem Reap province as

well as commander of RCAF's Military Region IV. Most recently, in 2003, he was First

Vice President of the Chakrapong Praleung Party.

Toan Chay's body will be cremated at Wat Botum Vadei on September 24, 2003 at 9 am.

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