Poul Bedey is one of a small number of Danish volunteers in the Malayan Volunteer Air Force during the Second World War. Records indicate that he tries to volunteer for the Royal Air Force in 1942 having escaped Malaysia.
Henner Friser Frederiksen was employed by the East Asiatic Company in Singapore and Kuala Lumpur before the war. He volunteered for the Malayan Volunteer Air Force in late 1940 and was mobilised in December 1941. He served with the air force until the retreat from Java in February 1942.
On 30 June 1945, the Royal Air Force exhibition in Copenhagen officially opened. The exhibition was hosted by the department store Magasin du Nord on Kongens Nytorv in central Copenhagen. Danish Fg Off. Jørgen T. Bruun returned to Denmark from India to take part in the running of the exhibition.
A small number of Danes working in the plantation industry in Malaysia in the 1930s volunteers in 1940-41 for the Malayan Volunteer Air Force – a small force that support the allied forces in South-East Asia during the 1941-42 campaign.