I am filled with deep reverence as I walk among the tombstones. To think that each name was once a young recruit or an older officer who walked this earth. We owe so much to those who gave their lives.
About Kranji War Memorial
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Kranji Memorial was the main reason I decided to visit Singapore.My uncle was killed during the Japanese invasion in 1942 and though his body was never found his name along with those of 24000 others is engraved on the beautiful Wall Memorial.The Commonwealth War Graves...More
If you have the time take the train out to Kranji (there is a SMRT station there). You can walk to the memorial/cemetery which is beautifully maintained by the Commonwealth Graves Commission. A walk between the graves and around the memorial in these peaceful grounds...More
We visited on Remberence Day but there was only a dress rehearsal for the British 11th November timing. The cemetery is beautifully kept and very respectful. There is an MRT station within walking distance just past the Singapore Racing Club. Take plenty of water and...More
This is a monument in a park near raffles hotel and st Anthony church. A place to honor war vets....
Visited 1 Nov 2017. Take the MRT red North South line out of central Singerpore to station NS7, then bus 178, 960 or 961, only one stop to Kranji CWGC site. Walk back down the road 150M, turn right at big brown sign. Walk a...More
This was our first visit to any war memorial outside of Europe. In scale the losses are comparable to many of the large Flanders or Somme Cemeteries, and equal in the waste of human life, but these sacrifices make possible the peace that we hope...More
A moving and sobre area of Singapore that pays tribute to those who gave their lives for our tomorrow's. Thank you to everyone that keeps the area so well kept. The only disappointing thing was a number of maids were having a picnic, laughing, joking...More
This a very moving place, impeccably maintained by the Commonwealth Graves Commission. It is sobering to wander through the rows and rows of headstones and the walls which record the sacrifice of many nationalities and faiths who fought and died against a common enemy. Strangely,...More
A pleasant and well laid out location to sit and reflect on those awful days and what this part of Singapore looked like during wartime.