British Empire Article

Malaya Planter

This photograph of a planter in 1950s Malaya shows how defence had to become a practical part of one's life - especially for those planters and settlers isolated out on their plantations and farmhouses. The same planter can be seen below carrying a pistol whilst out working on his plantation. And below that, he can be seen with a bodyguard.

Brian Stewart's Memories of Malayan Emergency Article | David Brent's Malayan Emergency Article