commendation, High Commissioner's Commendation for Valour
badge and felt backing
small circular white metal badge comprising a circlet bearing the legend FEDERATION OF MALAYA . Within the circlet surmounting a pair of crossed torches the letters HC. Below the circlet the legend FOR VALOUR, the whole surrounded with two wreaths of laurel leaves.
Medals awarded to awarded to Police Lieutenant Robert Graver GM. GM gazetted in London Gazette on 24 April 1951. The action took place in the Kulai District of Johore during the Malayan Emergency (1948-1960). Robert Graver received the High Commissioner's Commendation for Valour from General (later Field Marshal) Sir Gerald Templer, High Commissioner and Director of Operations, Malaya 1952-1954. Graver was killed in action during the Indonesian Confrontation on 13 October 1965.