Civilian War Memorial, Singapore

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This memorial was built in honour of civilian victims of the Japanese Occupation in Singapore from 1942 to 1945. Located at the War Memorial Park, the Civilian War Memorial commemorates civilian victims of the Japanese Occupation in Singapore from 1942-1945. It was unveiled by Singapore’s first prime minister, the late Lee Kuan Yew, February 1967, 25 years after Singapore fell to Japanese forces. The memorial is built over a burial chamber that contains exhumed remains of civilian war victims. Today, the memorial is an important landmark in Singapore’s Civic District and tours often make a stop here. Memorial services are held on 15 February every year to remember the victims of the war.
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  • A memorial for civilians who died during WWII in Singapore. Peaceful park with fountains and it is located in the midst of shopping malls, museums and very near Esplanade/City Hall mrt.  more »
  • This memorial is a monument to the civilians who died during the Japanese occupation in the Second World War. The monument consists of 4 identical columns placed together in a square. Each column is.....  more »

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