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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.

For further information please click on the CWGC link.

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BLAIR, Gordon William

Service number NX71591
Private
2nd/18th Infantry Battalion
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 21 Sep 1917

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ZIMMERMAN, John Patrick

Service number NX52592
Private
2nd/20th Infantry Battalion
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 15 Aug 1920

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BROWN, Heathcote Byron

Service number A31167
Warrant Officer
No. 1 Squadron (RAAF)
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 2 Nov 1907

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DENEHEY, Paul Harold

Service number 37562
Lance Corporal
Special Air Service Regiment (SAS)
Australian Army
Born 21 Jan 1944

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BOYES, Arthur Harold

Service number VX13608
Lieutenant Colonel
2nd/26th Infantry Battalion
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 23 Mar 1896

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CONWAY, Kevin George

Service number 13097
Warrant Officer Class 2
Australian Army Training Team Vietnam (AATTV)
Australian Army
Born 11 Dec 1928

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BURT, Kenneth Eric

Service number NX56118
Corporal
2nd/19th Infantry Battalion
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 24 Jun 1917

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MADGE, Maitland

Service number QX1836
Private
2nd/26th Infantry Battalion
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 17 Mar 1894

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