nothing much here. just a memory for the fallen. but interesting to note that this was built before WWII and there was a fight at this location. you can still see some bullet holes left behind.
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Walked past the Cenotaph on my way from the National Gallery. An empty tomb constructed during the British Era. It serves to remind us of the war dead of both wars, and perhaps locally more so of the Fall of Singapore and the Japanese occupation....More
I walked to the Cenotaph the day after the 70th Anniversary of The Fall of Singapore. Lots of floral wreaths still on display . Well worth a walk on a sunny morning. But don't expect to be blown away. Did come across a couple of...More
Seriously, ask the kids these days and they will draw a blank. Yet this is a firm reminder on the importance of National Defence and that the Japanese, until today, still refuses to apologize for their aggressive & murderous actions during the 3 years 8...More
Visited the Cenotaph , located at the Esplanade Park , when we watched the Singapore Formula 1 GP ,September 2014. Its a war memorial dedicated to those who lost their lives on WW1 and WW2 , British and allied soldiers and Singapore resident during that...More
If you are a British citizen you feel almost compelled to visit this cenotaph, like it is your duty. It is comforting to see such a familiar landmark in a place so far away from home, but at the same time really makes you feel...More
While visiting various attractions in Singapore we happened to pass the Cenotaph. We pondered and took some photographs. Would not have made a special trip to visit it.
Near the Padang and near many of the attractions of Singapore this cenotaph can be visited by anyone walking out towards Lavender as well. Ultimately this is a nice enough cenotaph to honour the fallen of World War One and World War Two. There is...More