Tony Bowdler (Birmingham Central Branch Chairman)
On the 5th May 2011 Tony was presented with the ‘Pingat Jasa Medal’ in the Six Ways Conference Centre of the Worcester Rugby Club, by a Major of the Malasian Air Force. There were over 100 recipients (some collecting on behalf of late family members. The event was organised by the Royal British Legion.
The Malaysian Government has awarded this commemorative medal known as the ‘Pingat Jasa Malaysia’ to British Veterans and others who served in operations in Malaya/Malaysia between August 1957 and August 1966.