Monday, August 23, 2010

Biography Of Leftenan Adnan. :D

Leftenan Adnan Bin Saidi was born in 1915 at  Kampung Sungei Ramal, Kajang, Selangor. He was the eldest in his family. His younger siblings, Ahmad Saidi and Amarullah Saidi were soldiers too. Ahmad Saidi was killed in action after he joined the navy in 1939. The Japanese sank his ship, the HMS Pelanduk, on the way to Australia. The younger Mr. Amarullah Saidi survived the war and is now retired and resides in Kajang, Selangor.

Leftenan Adnan Bin Saidi received his education in Pekan Sungei Ramal. He was a diligent student and excelled in his studies. Adnan was chosen to be a trainee teacher and taught at his university for over a year. However,

Lt. Adnan Saidi received his education in Pekan Sungei Ramal in the English medium. He was a diligent student and excelled in his studies. Upon graduation, Adnan was chosen to be a trainee teacher and taught at his alma mater for over a year. Fate however had other plans for him. A firm man who took discipline seriously, Adnan Saidi chose instead to pursue the military vocation.

Adnan Saidi joined the Malay Regiment when he was 18 years old in 1933. He was chosen as best recruit later a year later. In 1936, Adnan was promoted to the rank of Sergeant.  After his return from London, he married a school teacher from his village named Madam Sophia Pakih Muda. They had three children but the last one whom was a girl died. When the war was almost coming, Leftenan Adnan sent his family back to the hometown so that they would be safe there.

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