Governor visits Cheras Christian Cemetery


The Governor of Queensland visits Commonwealth War Graves in Cheras Christian Cemetery – 22 March 17

On the 22nd of March 2017 Lieutenant Colonel Paul Sanderson, Staff Officer 1 MAJDP hosted the Governor of Queensland, His Excellence The Honourable Paul de Jersey, AC, and his wife Mrs Kaye de Jersey on a visit to Commonwealth War Graves at the Cheras Christian Cemetery. The Governor laid a wreath at the memorial and visited the graves of Australian Servicemen and their family members who died while serving in Malaysia. The Governor and Mrs de Jersey are visiting Malaysia to reaffirm Queensland’s trade, business and cultural relationship with Malaysia, and to promote Queensland in the lead up to the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast.

Special thanks to Lieutenant Colonel Paul Sanderson for sharing this special visit along with a brief write up.