Malaya-Borneo Veterans Day 2019

Malaya-Borneo Veterans Day 2019

On Saturday 24 August 2019, the SA/NT Branch of the National Malaya-Borneo Veterans Association of Australia hosted its annual service of commemoration in the West Torrens War Memorial Gardens in Adelaide. This service, marking the 59th anniversary of the end of the...
Develop local interest in military history tourism, says panel

Develop local interest in military history tourism, says panel

A group of historians and tour guides have called for local interest in military history tourism to be developed, along with better maintenance of war relics and sites.This was said at a panel in Kuala Lumpur yesterday discussing the preservation of war historical...
The British soldier who stayed put

The British soldier who stayed put

CHRISTOPHER James Syer is among tens of thousands of foreigners who contributed to the defence of a young Malaya during its most trying times. The Englishman, who was popularly known as Chris, was just 20 when he was posted as a second lieutenant with the British...