Bashah Talib


1. Name: Bashah Talib

2. Occupation: Senior police officer

3. Date and place of birth: February 3, 1913, Balik Pulau, Penang

4. Education:

  1. Penang Free School


5. Contributions:

  1. Senior Assistant Commissioner, C.I.D. Police Headquarters Kuala Lumpur
  2. Assistant Commissioner of Police, Polis Diraja Persekutuan (October 1958)
  3. Chief Police Officer, Terengganu (December 1957)
  4. Promoted Inspector (November 1935)
  5. Joined police Force as Constable, Straits Settlement Police Force (October 1934)


6. Honours and Awards:

  1. Setia Jiwa Mahkota Kelantan (J.M.K)
  2.  Pingat Jasa Kebaktian (P.J.K)



J. Victor Morais. (Ed). 1965. Who’s Who Malaysia – 1965. Kuala Lumpur

Victor J. Morais (Ed.) (1959). The Leaders of Malaya and Who’s Who 1959-1960. Singapore: Fisher.


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