Crowned effigy of Queen Elizabeth II, facing right with the inscription ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA F.D. around the medal.
The reverse bears the standing winged figure of Victory in a Corinthian helmet and carrying a trident, bestowing a wreath on the emblems of the Army (the sword) and the RAF (the wings).
Purple with a centre green band.
Inscribed with the words MALAYA.