IN MEMORIAM

THE LATE WO I SUBRAMANIAN A/L VELLASAMY RMN
7 SEPTEMBER 1950 - 29 NOVEMBER 2022

THE LATE WO I SUBRAMANIAN A/L VELLASAMY RMN, 72 YEARS OLD, A VETERAN OF THE ROYAL MALAYSIAN NAVY PASSED AWAY PEACEFULLY ON TUESDAY 29 NOVEMBER 2022. MACVA AND PERIM MEMBERS ACCORDED A BEFITTING JOINT MILITARY LAST RITE TO LATE WO I SUBRAMANIAN A/L VELLASAMY RMN ON WEDNESDAY 30 NOVEMBER 2022 AT RESIDENCE NO.1741, JALAN PERSIARAN INDAH, BANDAR PUTRA, KULAI, JOHOR. MACVA EXTENDS ITS DEEPEST CONDOLENCES AND SYMPATHY TO MDM MALA (DAUGHTER) AND HER FAMILY MEMBERS.

JOINT MILITARY LAST RITE FOR THE LATE WO I SUBRAMANIAN A/L VELLASAMY RMN

THE FLAG DRAPING AND LAST RITE WERE DONE ON WEDNESDAY 30 NOVEMBER 2022 AT RESIDENCE NO.1741, JALAN PERSIARAN INDAH, BANDAR PUTRA, KULAI, JOHOR.

FLAG DRAPING BY PERIM AND MACVA MEMBERS
FLAG FOLDING BY PERIM AND MACVA MEMBERS
EULOGY BY PERIM GROUP IC
LC LIM READING MACVA CONDOLENCE LETTER
PRESENTING CONDOLENCE LETTER TO MDM MALA
MACVA AND PERIM MEMBERS AT THE LAST RITE

MACVA WOULD LIKE TO THANK PERIM AND ALL MEMBERS FOR ATTENDING THE LAST RITE FOR THE LATE WO I SUBRAMANIAN A/L VELLASAMY RMN.

TONY HO WENG KONG
HON SECRETARY

Veterans at the Annual Remembrance Day 2022. Seated LR: Sim Boon Lee, CM YAB Chow Kon Yeow

Annual Remembrance Day 2022
30 Nov 2022

This year Annual Remembrance Day Ceremony was held on 27 November 2022 at the Cenotaph, Esplanade, Penang. MACVs were represented by President Dato' Lee Kwang Lock and;
Datuk Goh Seng Toh, former President and Datin Boy,
Honsec Tony Ho,
Hon Tresurer Mary Koh,
Northern Chapter Chairman Ng Chor Huat,
CM/Ipoh Chapter Wong Kwai Yinn,
CM Chu Ee Sin,
CM John Phoon Khai Meng,
CM Richard Moh,
CM Ng Joo Chay and
Northern Chapter members.

MACVA was the latest group representation with more than 30 members. The Guest of Honour was Penang Chief Minister YAB Chow Kon Yeow. Also presents were foreign High Commissions, Ambassadors, Embassies representatives, local veterans groups and corporate companies.

The Ceremony begin at 7.55 am with the mounting of the Catafalque Party, the National anthem and State anthem. This was followed by the Penang Veterans President Maj R. Sivarajan (Rtd) welcoming speech and addresses by Mr Andrew Bowes, representing His Excellency The British High Commissioner and The Chief Minister of Penang.

The Wreath Laying Ceremony begins after the Dedication to the Fallen Heroes, the Last post, observing 2 minutes silence and the Rouse. The Ceremony was conducted with awe and veneration. On completion of the ceremony, the Catafalque Party was dismounted and function ended with a breakfast reception.

Salute to Sim Boon Lee who attended the event for the 3rd time on his wheelchair showing great resolute and thank you to Northern Chapter for organising his trip and members present. MACVA would like to express its sincere gratitude to the President of Penang Veterans Association and the Organising Committee for the invitation to a well organised and great function.

Diplomatic Guests at the event.
Dato' Lee Kwang Lock laying wreath.
Ng Chor Huat laying wreath.
Mary Koh and Wong Kwai Yinn laying wreath.
MACVA Team saluting after performing wreath laying.
MACVs Group Photo at Esplanade.

IN MEMORIAM

THE LATE MAJ DAVID LING HENG WOON
29 JULY 1945 - 23 NOVEMBER 2022

THE LATE MAJ DAVID LING HENG WOON, 77 YEARS OLD, A VETERAN OF THE BRITISH ARMY AND MALAYSIAN ARMY (RANGER/GSC) PASSED AWAY PEACEFULLY ON WEDNESDAYY 23 NOVEMBER 2022. MACVA MEMBERS LED BY PRESIDENT DATO' LEE KWANG LOCK ACCORDED A BEFITTING MACVA MILITARY LAST RITE TO LATE MAJ DAVID LING HENG WOON ON MONDAYY 28 NOVEMBER 2022 AT NIRVANA CREMATORIUM SHAH ALAM. MACVA EXTENDS ITS DEEPEST CONDOLENCES AND SYMPATHY TO MDM BETTY NG CHAI HOONG AND FAMILY MEMBERS.

MACVA MILITARY LAST RITE FOR THE LATE MAJ DAVID LING HENG WOON

THE FLAG DRAPING WAS DONE ON SATURDAY 26 NOVEMBER 2022 AT NIRVANA CENTER KUALA LUMPUR.

FLAG DRAPING BY CENTRAL REGION MEMBERS
MEMBERS LED BY VP ARMY CAROL LOO PAYING THEIR RESPECT

MACVA MILITARY LAST RITE FOR THE LATE MAJ DAVID LING HENG WOON WAS HELD AT NIRVANA CREMATORIUM SHAH ALAM ON MONDAY 28 NOVEMBER 2022.

AJ WONG EXPLAINING THE MACVA LAST RITE
LAST POST AND LAST SALUTE
FLAG FOLDING PEREFORMED BY NG JOO CHAY AND HONSEC TONY HO
DATO' LEE KWANG LOCK PRESENTING LETTER OF CONDOLENCE AND FOLDED FLAG TO MDM BETTY NG CHAI HOONG
MDM BETTY NG CHAI HOONG WITH FAMILY MEMBERS

MACVA WOULD LIKE TO THANK ALL MEMBERS FOR MAKING TIME TO ATTEND THE LAST RITE FOR THE LATE MAJ DAVID LING HENG WOON.

TONY HO WENG KONG
HON SECRETARY

LR: TONY HO WENG KONG, SKY CHEN KA KIM, MARY KOH, WONG KWAI YINN, NG JOO CHAY

Remembrance Day Service At Taiping War Cemetery
15 Nov 22

The British High Commission hosted a service of remembrance at Taiping War Cemetery on Sunday 13 Nov 22 to remember those who served their countries in both World Wars and other conflicts since. Presents were the High Commissioner Charles Hay and Defence Advisor Captain Antony Stockbridge with diplomatic guests, representatives from the Malaysian Armed Forces, Malaysian Veterans Associations, local societies and schools.

Representing Malaysian Armed Forces was Maj Gen Datuk Johnny Lim Eng Seng while MACVA were represented by:
VP RMN Sky Chen Ka Kim;
Honsec Tony Ho Weng Kong;
Hon Treasurer Mary Koh;
CM Wong Kwasi Yinn;
CM Ng Joo Chay.

The service begin at 8.00 am with the High Commissioner address and followed by a reading of ‘In Flanders Fields’, delivered by Mr. Paul Baker, British Veteran and ‘The Soldier by Rupert Brooke’ by Veerayah A/L Subramaniam, SM of Polis DiRaja Malaysia. Defence Advisor, Captain Antony Stockbridge then performed a reading of the ‘For the Fallen’ by Robert Laurence Binyon. After observing two minutes of silence in respect of the fallen heroes, the ceremony ended with the traditional laying of wreaths at the base of the Cross, a solemn tribute to those who gave their lives in the name of peace.

Ref: Remembrance Day service held at Taiping War Cemetery, Malaysia. www.gov.uk

HIGH COMMISSIONER CHARLES HAY DELIVERING HIS ADDRESS
LR: NG JOO CHAY, SKY CHEN KA KIM, MARY KOH, MAJ GEN DATUK JOHNNY LIM ENG SENG, BHC GUEST, BHC GUEST, WONG KWAI YINN, TONY HO WENG KONG
LR: OOI CT, CHIA KF, DAVID CHENG, STEVEN LAM HONG, KU KIM LING, PUI ST, PHANG SM, DATUK KAY, PATRICL LEE, LIM WF, MIKE TEOH
LR: ONG CHONG YAN AND LOO CC
LR: ANTHONY AU AND NG THIAN YEW

MACVs Welfare Visits
1 Nov 22

Central Region MACVs led by VP RMAF Steven Lam Hong visited Pui Seng Tai at USJ Height Subang Jaya on 31 Oct 22. During the visit Ku Kim Ling presented with Brand's Chechen Essence. At Port Dickson Hospital Loo Choon Chew visited 84 years old Ong Chong Yan. Sgt Ong, a two time Congo veteran from Taman Tanjong was admitted for stomach pain and constipation. On 19 Oct 22 Anthony Au visited Ng Thian Yew at HAT Tuanku Mizan and presented him with Get Well Angpow. Ng was admitted for prostate rezum procedure. The MACVs have taken time off to visit their fellow colleagues, cheering them up and wishing them well. This small gesture shows great camaraderie and comradeship among MACVA members. Well done to all who have made the efforts and we wish all of them well and speedy recovery.