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These World War II sites and memorials serve to us of the battles fought and the hardships that the people suffered during Wars.


Alexandra Hospital : Lies a Hidden Book
Japanese massacred British military personnel both patients and staff of Hospital on 14 February 1942 before British Surrender Alexandra Military Hospital, Singapore, was meant for British military personnel from British Malaya, Singapore and the ...

City Hall Singapore
National symbol and where important national ceremonies are held. Singapore's first Prime Minister declared self-government here in 1959 and independence through Malaysia in 1963.Mr Lee Kuan Yew and Mr Goh Chok Tong were sworn in here as Prime Minist ...


Civilian War Memorial (War Memorial Park)
A Memorial for civilian victims killed during the Japanese occupation of Singapore (Syonan) 15 February 1942 to 18 August 1945 A grim reminder to Singaporeans of what can happen to a conquered people In 1962 some of the remains of Chinese massacred ...

Ford Motor Works, Where The British Surrendered in Singapore
In October 1941 Ford Motor Works moved into new premises in Bukit Timah from Anson Road where its factory was first established in 1926. It was the first motor-car assembly plant in South East Asia. In the final phase of the Battle for Singapor ...

Fort Canning (Bukit Larangan)
According to the Malay Annals (Sejarah Melayu) Raja Chulan a great king of South India encamped in Temasek on his voyage to conquer China. He abandoned his enterprise and later married a princess and their son was Sang Nila Utama who became ruler of ...

Fort Siloso, Sentosa
  Image (C) AZphotograohy Zanie Grim reminder to Singaporeans of the need for total defence of Singapore - lack of this brought the greatest military disaster in the history of the British Empire in 1942. Blakang Mati was the old name of Sen ...

Fort Tanjong Katong at Katong Park
Although Tanjong Katong Park is a popular picnic place for residences in the Meyer Road and Tanjong Rhu areas, this park was actually a heavily armed fortress during the time of British colonization. Singapore archaeologists have recently found remn ...

Kranji State Cemetery
Singapore's state cemetery is located within Kranji War Memorial. Of the 5 past ex-presidents in Singapore, only Yusuf Ishak and Benjamin Sheares are buried within this compound. Our 4th president Wee Kim Wee had asked for his ashes to be placed at M ...

Lim Bo Seng Memorial, A memorial to a Singapore hero and martyr
A memorial to a Singapore hero and martyr. Major-General Lim Bo Seng was one of Singapore's heroes and a martyr of World War II. The pagoda-like stucture at the Esplanade was erected as a tribute to him. The pagoda is of marble with a solid br ...

ST Andrew’s Cathedral : A Casualty station to care for the wounded
The oldest Anglican house of worship. During Colonial era the Governor and other British Officials Attended regular worship services here Gazetted as a national monument on 6 July 1973 As early as 1823 Stamford Raffles, selected a site for an Ang ...

The Cenotaph, Memorial to those who died in World War
Memorial to those who died in two World Wars The Cenptaph was constructed as a memorial to those who died in World War I (1914 - 1919), later to include those who perished during the Second World War (1939 - 1945). The memorial was designed by th ...

The Changi Prison Chapel & Musuem
Symbol of hope, faith, courage, fortitude, and perseverance of man under Japanese captivity. Changi Prison Chapel that stands opposite Changi Gaol is a replica of the Chapel built by the prisoners of war who were held in Changi Gaol during the Ja ...

The Labrador Battery (now the Labrador Park Pasir Panjang)
One of the Batteries for defence of Singapore Labrador Park was one of nine sites where British forces set up their batteries for the defence of Singapore. This strategy was based on the belief that invasion of Singapore would not come from the n ...

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