| This hero is family, my wife's uncle. He lives in Taiping, Perak.
Left: The stove with an hexamine tablet.
As the section was looking for a good spot to be covered from view, Lance Corporal Choo took cover behind the trunk of a banana tree. A little moment after that at approximately 1815 hrs, suddenly, a person appeared before him. Lance Corporal Choo tried to signal the Platoon Sergeant, Sgt. Ismail who was nearby. The Sergeant failed to see Lance Corporal Choo who was frantically signaling him. Left: Scout Car on escort duties.
It never crossed the mind of LCpl Choo that the person in front of him was a Communist Terrorist. His first thought was that the person was an “Orang Asli” (aborigine), as the person was not wearing a shirt or a hat and was wearing long pants which had been cut off at the legs, just below the knees.
Sergeant Choo Woh Soon PGB
Apart from that he was carrying a salt container which was normally used by the aborigines. Continued here.....