Peranan dan Sumbangan Home Guard di Temerloh, 1948-1957
The Role and Contribution of the Home Guard in Temerloh, 1948-1957
Keywords:Home Guard, emergency, communist
Home Guard in Temerloh has been established to help deal with the threat of the Communists during the Malayan emergency.The research method used in this study is a qualitative method by using document review analysis of documents in the National Archives as Record Colonial Office, Annual Report, District Office Report, the State Secretary of the file, and minutes of meetings. Home Guard plays an active role in restoring peace and contributing for the fight against Communist threat until independence. The Malays, Chinese and Indians were the community who lived in Temerloh and together with the British colonial Government they had made the effort to eliminate threats triggered by the Communist Party. Therefore, this article discusses the role and contribution of Home Guard in eradicating the Communist activities entirely.