This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection, taken on 15 February 1924. The Royal Naval Special Service Squadron made a stopover in Singapore for a few days, while on a world cruise. The Squadron consisted of two battle cruisers, HMS Hood and HMS Repulse as well as five light cruisers Delhi, Dragon, Dunedin, Danae and Dauntless. This photograph shows the Squadron’s band leading some of the contingents to march along Saint Andrew’s Road with the Hotel de l’Europe and the Court House in the background. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff. Information contributed by Richard Hale.
From the Edwin A. Brown Collection. All rights reserved, Celia Mary Ferguson and National Library Board, Singapore 2008