NMBVA

The national Malaya & Borneo Logo
The national Malaya & Borneo Logo
Jasa Malaysia Medal

The National Malaya & Borneo Veterans Association

The National Malaya & Borneo Veterans Association is part of a worldwide network.

Membership is open to all who served in Her Majesty’s Forces, the commonwealth Force, the Royal Federation of Malaya Police, the Civil Service, Saint John Ambulance, and Auxiliary Force during the Second World War, The Malayan Emergency and the Borneo, Indonesian Confrontation and thereafter.

Selection of Medals

Our aims and objectives

To bring together in true comradeship those who have served in Malaya, Borneo, Singapore and Brunei during the Second World War, the Malayan Emergency, The Confrontation and thereafter in the above countries. To assist Members in their time of need by helping to bring to bear referral to and assistance from appropriate Regimental, Service, and Social and Caring Agencies. To remember with pride, respect and gratitude, those of all Nationalities who made the supreme sacrifice in the line of duty and for their Country, and to ensure that those who fell and the Association and represented on the Day of Remembrance at home and abroad. To promote the Association and its Aims throughout the Commonwealth of Nations and other Nations and to seek Affiliations with similar Organisations. To strengthen our ties with Malaysia, The Republic of Singapore and Brunei Darussalam. to hold an Annual Reunion

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About the Pingat Jasa Malaysia Medal

The image displays the Pingat Jasa Malaysia medal, and the Medal with the clasps attached is the British Army General Service Medal.

The Pingat Jasa Malaysia (PJM) is a special medal of service to the eligible United Kingdom Service personnel who served from Independence until the end of the Confrontation in the security of Malaysia, during the period 31 August 1957 and 12 August 1966 inclusive.

Categories of eligibility Category 1 (a) Those members of the United Kingdom Force who were on the posted strength of a unit or formation and served in prescribed operational area of Malaysia and Singapore, in direct support of operations in Malaysia for 90 days or more, in the aggregate, as follows. (1) Malaysia during the period 31 August 1957 and 12 August 1966 inclusive; or (2) Singapore during the period 31 August 1957 and 9 August 1965 inclusive.

Category 2 Verification of service, Although the PJM is a foreign award from the Government of Malaysia, all applications of the PJM will need to undergo a verification process by the Ministry of Defence. This process can be greatly assisted by applicants providing as much information about their service as possible, Including service numbers, dates served in the prescribed area etc. This will allow applications to be finalised much faster.

Instructions for the required forms

  1. Please use BLOCK letters only.
  2. Please complete the entire form and provide details of ALL services in the prescribed area.

You can download the current application form below.

For NMBVA Members: when you have printed off and completed your application form including gathering your evidence please contact the National Chairman or National Secretary for further advice on the submission of your application

Collection of medals Including the PJM

About the Pingat Jasa Malaysia Medal

The image displays the Pingat Jasa Malaysia medal, and the Medal with the clasps attached is the British Army General Service Medal.

The Pingat Jasa Malaysia (PJM) is a special medal of service to the eligible United Kingdom Service personnel who served from Independence until the end of the Confrontation in the security of Malaysia, during the period 31 August 1957 and 12 August 1966 inclusive.

Categories of eligibility Category 1 (a) Those members of the United Kingdom Force who were on the posted strength of a unit or formation and served in prescribed operational area of Malaysia and Singapore, in direct support of operations in Malaysia for 90 days or more, in the aggregate, as follows. (1) Malaysia during the period 31 August 1957 and 12 August 1966 inclusive; or (2) Singapore during the period 31 August 1957 and 9 August 1965 inclusive.

Category 2 Verification of service, Although the PJM is a foreign award from the Government of Malaysia, all applications of the PJM will need to undergo a verification process by the Ministry of Defence. This process can be greatly assisted by applicants providing as much information about their service as possible, Including service numbers, dates served in the prescribed area etc. This will allow applications to be finalised much faster.

Instructions for the required forms

  1. Please use BLOCK letters only.
  2. Please complete the entire form and provide details of ALL services in the prescribed area.

You can download the current application form below.

For NMBVA Members: when you have printed off and completed your application form including gathering your evidence please contact the National Chairman or National Secretary for further advice on the submission of your application

Collection of medals Including the PJM