Kranji War Memorial, Singapore

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Honor the men and women of the Commonwealth who lost their lives in the line of duty during World War II with a trip to Kranji War Memorial. The memorial is tucked away in a quiet neighborhood, a scenic hillside cemetery where you'll find rows and rows of more than 4,400 white gravestones. The memorial pays tribute to men and women from all over the world, as well as the 69 Chinese servicemen who were killed by the Japanese in 1942. Sitting hilltop are several significant memorials, including the Singapore Memorial, Military Cemetery, and State Cemetery. Make Kranji War Memorial part of your personalized Singapore itinerary using our Singapore attractions planner.
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  • One of the most striking and well maintained memorials of its kind. Fitting tribute to all who paid the ultimate price. The names on the wall are a sobering and sad reminder of the sacrifices made by ...  more »
  • The Kranji MRT is about 1100 meters from the cemetery, however, it is very well signposted. It will take about 15 minutes to walk. Take something to drink as there are no amenities there or nearby. A ...  more »
  • Easy to get to location and worth a look up at from the 'inside'. In the 4 languages of Singapore, very tastefully built - and very, very high!  more »
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  • Beautifully manicured and maintained. Mainly WW2 graves, but also WW1 and military deaths from Malayan Emergency and garrisons. I went for a wander that turned into 2 hours of looking and talking to other sightseers. Australian graves quite scattered
  • They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning, We will remember them. The Kranji War Memorial in Singapore honours the men and women from the Commonwealth who died in the line of duty during World War II. As you walk the short flight of steps to the hilltop terrace, you’ll see four memorials. The largest is the Singapore Memorial, with its huge star-topped central pylon that rises to a height of 24 metres. This memorial bears the names of more than 24,346 Allied soldiers and airmen killed in Southeast Asia who have no known grave. You can find the register, kept by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, at the entrance. Every year, on the Sunday closest to Remembrance Day on 11 November, a memorial service is held to pay tribute to those who gave their lives.
  • A place to remember those who came before and fell to protect the futures of those they never met. A beautiful place that all should visit no matter what age.
  • Place of historic importance, very calm and peaceful. I found a lot of historic evidence of India's contribution to world war 2.
  • What an amazing place to visit. It is very well kept and for being in Singapore very quiet. A real eye opener.

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