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Cemetery Details

Location 9 Woodlands Road (within - Kranji War Cemetery), Singapore, SE Asia
Co‑ordinates N1.418509, E103.758021
Description

Located at 9 Woodlands Road - 22 kilometres north of the city of Singapore

Before 1939, the Kranji area was a military camp and at the time of the Japanese invasion of Malaya, it was the site of a large ammunition magazine.

There are now 4,461 Commonwealth casualties of the Second World War buried or commemorated at KRANJI WAR CEMETERY. More than 850 of the burials are unidentified.

Within Kranji War Cemetery stands the SINGAPORE MEMORIAL, bearing the names of over 24,000 casualties of the Commonwealth land and air forces who have no known grave. Many of these have no known date of death and are accorded within our records the date or period from when they were known to be missing or captured. The land forces commemorated by the memorial died during the campaigns in Malaya and Indonesia or in subsequent captivity, many of them during the construction of the Burma-Thailand railway, or at sea while being transported into imprisonment elsewhere. The memorial also commemorates airmen who died during operations over the whole of southern and eastern Asia and the surrounding seas and oceans.

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Names

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CURTIS, Elwin John

Service number QX15113
Corporal
2nd/26th Infantry Battalion
Australian Military Forces (WW2)
Born 7 Jun 1919

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HILL, John

Service number WX8756
Lance Corporal
2nd/4th Machine Gun Battalion
Australian Military Forces (WW2)
Born 1 Jan 1912

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FOSTER, Charles Thomas

Service number NX55454
Private
2nd/18th Infantry Battalion
Australian Military Forces (WW2)
Born 21 Mar 1919

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CAMPBELL, Archie Gordon Patrick

Service number QX5791
Corporal
"Z" Special Unit
Australian Military Forces (WW2)
Born 1 Mar 1920

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FLETCHER, Roland Bernard

Service number NX80005
Corporal
"Z" Special Unit
Australian Military Forces (WW2)
Born 28 May 1916

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WATSON, Keith Ernest

Service number VX50027
Private
General / Motor Transport Companies
Australian Military Forces (WW2)
Born 14 Jun 1919

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MADGE, Maitland

Service number QX1836
Private
2nd/26th Infantry Battalion
Australian Military Forces (WW2)
Born 17 Mar 1894

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BROWN, Samuel Anzac

Service number NX40622
Lance Sergeant
2nd/18th Infantry Battalion
Australian Military Forces (WW2)
Born 4 May 1916

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