Sunday, 31 October 2010

The Kranji War Memorial

The Kranji War Memorial is located at 9 Woodlands Road, in Kranji in northern Singapore. Dedicated to the men and women from United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, Sri Lanka, India, Malaya, the Netherlands and New Zealand who died defending Singapore and Malaya against the invading Japanese forces during World War II, it comprises the War Graves, the Memorial Walls, the State Cemetery, and the Military Graves.

We visited the Kranji War Memorial today - Sunday October 31 2010 - our last visit there was on Anzac Day - April 25 2007 - for the dawn service. My blog post for that day is HERE

It is a beautiful area to visit, very peaceful and the gardens are immaculate. 

The War Cemetery is the final resting place for 4,458 allied servicemen in marked graves laid out in rows on maintained and manicured lawns. Over 850 of these graves are unidentified.

the reason for the poppy is 

I will upload further blog postings on Kranji War Memorial 
within the next couple of days
including one on how to get there

 - - stay tuned - -

Kranji War Memorial

blog posting - part two


1 comment:

PaulRW said...

Please be aware 100% of all graves and memorials have been photographed, archived and searchable by names at either or
The War Graves Photographic Project has organised the archive worldwide and is operated in association with Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
Copies of images can be obtained from
I have been proud to have photographed over 8,500 images at Kranji for this project.