The Richard Schweder Collection of Medals for Campaigns in Malaysia

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Date of Auction: 4th December 2008

Sold for £300

Estimate: £90 - £110

General Service 1918-62 (2), 1 clasp, Malaya, G.VI.R. (Cey-18038042 Pte. M. Audias, R.P.C.; HK.18023465 Spr. Leung Show (sic) Kein, R.E.) very fine and better (2) £90-110

Footnote

Recipients from Ceylon and Hong Kong.

Leung Shou Kein was born in Shaukiwan, Hong Kong on 29 May 1933. On 28 April 1952 he enlisted in to the Royal Engineers. After basic training at the Hong Kong Chinese Training Unit he was posted to the Hong Kong Squadron R.E. (redesignated in 1954 as 82 Independent (Hong Kong) Squadron R.E.). He was posted to Kluang in Malaya to attend a trade training course, sailing for Singapore in April 1954 and returning to Hong Kong in October the same year. For being in the Malayan theatre of operations, he was awarded the G.S.M. with clasp. He was discharged on 27 April 1955 on completion of his 3 years service. Sold with copied service papers.