Friday, 4 September 2009

Another Choo places his life on the line for his country-by Major (Rtd) D.Swami


Friday, September 04, 2009

I am talking about Choo Hou Ran. He was doing his sixth form in Anglo Chinese School, Ipoh in the year 2007. He dropped out of school when he successfully passed the interview to become a Navy Cadet. What is unique about this Choo is that he is the third generation of Choo's to place his life on the line for Malaysia. I attended his passing out parade on the 11th July 2009 at the Lumut Naval Base. He was commissioned by the King. I would like to thank his sister Vivienne and his brother Kelvin for some of the photos they forwarded to me. Here is a video clip of that memorable occasion.

Here is the link to youtube
The first generation of Choo's who served in the forces was of course his grandad, he is the guy in the centre on top of the cabin of the truck. I had written about him previously, he also happens to be my father in law.

Then there is Choo Hou Ran's grand uncle,he is the shortest guy in the centre of this image, who also happens to be a valour award winner.
He is Sergeant Choo Woh Soon - Pingat Gagah Berani During Operation "Seladang"(Gaur). Read his story here, on how he killed the enemy.
Finally his Dad, Petty Office Choo Kam Ming who joined the Royal Malaysian Navy.
More pictures of his dad are found here here.




i was so touched when i received this post =*)

please do click the links to see details! hah! i’ve never imagined it was a 3 generation thingy!

good post uncle!! =)


strawberry_beri26 said...


ViViEnNe said...

yea shing shing? wow wat?hahaha...