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Section 6D: Malaya and Singapore - 1 Aug 1960 to 27 May 1963

Each unit of the Defence Force identified in this Schedule below was in the area comprising the territory of Singapore and the country then known as the Federation of Malaya.  The instrument (view copy in Service Eligibility Assistant in Legislation Library) was signed by Christopher Angus Ritchie AM RAN, Rear Admiral, Acting Vice Chief of the Defence Force on 28 December 2000.

Australian Army

Royal Australian Navy

Royal Australian Air Force

Australian Army

From

To

HQ Aust Army Force FARELF

01 Aug 1960

27 May 1963

HQ 28 Comwel Indep Inf Bde Gp (AC) redesignated HQ 28 Comwel Inf Bde Gp (AC)

01 Aug 1960

27 May 1963

HQ Penang Garrison (AC)

01 Aug 1960

21 Jan 1962

1 RAR

01 Aug 1960

24 Jan 1962

2 RAR

25 Jul 1961

27 May 1963

HQ 28 Comwel Indep Inf Bde Gp Def and Emp Pl (AC) redesignated HQ 28 Comwel Inf Bde Gp Def and Emp Pl (AC)

01 Aug 1960

27 May 1963

101 Fd Bty RAA (26 Fd Regt RA)

01 Aug 1960

17 Nov 1961

103 Fd Bty RAA (26 Fd Regt RA)

08 Sep 1961

27 May 1963

1 Tp (RAE) 11 Comwel Indep Fd Sqn (RE)

01 Aug 1960

10 Dec 1961

4 Tp (RAE) 11 Comwel Indep Fd Sqn (RE)

08 Sep 1961

27 May 1963

Det 101 Wrls Regt absorbed by Aust Observers Unit (Sigs Personnel) absorbed by Wrls Tp (Type F) Det 101 Wrls Regt (also known as Det F Tp Malaya, 101 Wrls Regt) absorbed by 201 Sig Sqn

01 Aug 1960

27 May 1963

28 Comwel Indep Indep Inf Bde Gp Sig Sqn (AC) redesignated 208 Comwel Sig Sqn (Inf Bde Gp) (AC)

01 Aug 1960

27 May 1963

1 Sec (RAAMC) 16 Comwel Fd Amb (RAMC) redesignated 16 Comwel Fd Amb (RAMC) (AC)

01 Aug 1960

27 May 1963

103 Dent Sec redesignated as 32 Dental Unit

01 Aug 1960

27 May 1963

28 Comwel Indep Inf Bde Gp OFP (AC) redesignated 28 Comwel Inf Bde Gp OFP (AC)

01 Aug 1960

27 May 1963

HQ 28 Comwel Indep Inf Bde Gp LAD redesignated HQ 28 Comwel Inf Bde Gp LAD

01 Aug 1960

27 May 1963

105 Fd Bty LAD redesignated 100 'A' Fd Bty LAD redesignated 'A' Fd Bty LAD redesignated 101 Fd Bty LAD redesignated 103 Fd Bty LAD

01 Aug 1960

27 May 1963

Aust Sec 28 Comwel Inf Bde Gp Pro Unit redesignated 28 Comwel Inf Bde Gp Pro Unit (AC)

01 Aug 1960

27 May 1963

Miscellaneous Observers (PSD and LTD) became Aust Observers Unit (Malaya) redesignated Aust Visitors and Observers Unit Malaya

01 Aug 1960

27 May 1963

Miscellaneous Aust Dets

01 Aug 1960

27 May 1963

Integrated Staff Appointments

01 Aug 1960

27 May 1963

Aust Fd Cash Office FARELF (from RAAPC personnel of Misc Aust Dets)

18 Oct 1962

27 May 1963

Royal Australian Navy

From

To

HMAS Melbourne

24 Mar 1961

17 Apr 1961

28 Feb 1962

16 Mar 1962

15 Apr 1963

08 May 1963

10 May 1963

25 May 1963

HMAS Parramatta

21 Jun 1962

23 Aug 1962

10 Sep 1962

02 Oct 1962

09 May 1963

18 May 1963

HMAS Queenborough

24 Mar 1961

17 Apr 1961

22 Apr 1961

14 May 1961

24 Jun 1961

06 Jul 1961

06 Mar 1962

19 Mar 1962

28 Sep 1962

31 Oct 1962

08 Nov 1962

01 Dec 1962

05 Dec 1962

22 Dec 1962

04 Feb 1963

16 Feb 1963

HMAS Quiberon

01 Aug 1961

13 Aug 1961

12 Sep 1961

21 Sep 1961

24 Sep 1961

28 Oct 1961

22 Nov 1961

07 Dec 1961

28 Sep 1962

31 Oct 1962

08 Nov 1962

01 Dec 1962

06 Dec 1962

18 Dec 1962

04 Feb 1963

16 Feb 1963

HMAS Quickmatch

30 Oct 1960

14 Dec 1960

15 Jan 1961

24 Jan 1961

02 Feb 1961

10 Mar 1961

14 Mar 1961

27 Mar 1961

30 Nov 1961

22 Dec 1961

15 Jan 1962

25 Jan 1962

29 Jan 1962

24 Feb 1962

02 Mar 1962

27 Mar 1962

HMAS Supply

07 Mar 1963

30 Mar 1963

10 May 1963

25 May 1963

HMAS Vampire

01 Aug 1960

16 Aug 1960

10 Sep 1960

10 Oct 1960

14 Oct 1960

05 Nov 1960

15 Nov 1960

30 Nov 1960

29 Sep 1961

03 Nov 1961

15 Jan 1962

25 Jan 1962

29 Jan 1962

24 Feb 1962

02 Mar 1962

27 Mar 1962

08 Feb 1963

01 Mar 1963

10 Mar 1963

29 Mar 1963

15 Apr 1963

08 May 1963

HMAS Vendetta

28 Mar 1961

17 Apr 1961

04 May 1961

28 May 1961

07 Jul 1961

14 Aug 1961

12 Sep 1961

03 Oct 1961

26 Mar 1962

12 Apr 1962

HMAS Voyager

05 Jan 1961

24 Jan 1961

17 Feb 1961

09 Mar 1961

25 Mar 1961

17 Apr 1961

28 Feb 1962

16 Mar 1962

08 Feb 1963

01 Mar 1963

10 Mar 1963

29 Mar 1963

15 Apr 1963

08 May 1963

HMAS Yarra

23 Jun 1962

23 Aug 1962

10 Sep 1962

02 Oct 1962

10 May 1963

19 May 1963

Royal Australian Air Force

From

To

Base Squadron Butterworth

1 Aug 1960

27 May 1963

HQ RAAF Butterworth (Changi then Butterworth)

1 Aug 1960

27 May 1963

No 2 (Bomber) Squadron

1 Aug 1960

27 May 1963

No 114 Mobile Control and Reporting Unit

1 Aug 1960

27 May 1963

No 3 (Fighter) Squadron

1 Aug 1960

27 May 1963

HQ No 78 (Fighter) Wing

1 Aug 1960

27 May 1963

No 478 (Maintenance) Squadron

1 Aug 1960

27 May 1963

No 77 (Fighter) Squadron

1 Aug 1960

27 May 1963