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  • Civilian War Memorial, mid-1970s

    Arts · Streets and Places
    1974-1976.
  • Queen Elizabeth Walk, mid-1970s

    Sports and Recreation
    1974-1976.
  • Kranji War Cemetery, circa 1966 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Punter, James M.
    The photograph shows a general view of the Kranji War Cemetery. Taken probably in 1966 or 1967, the picture depicts the view as seen from the entrance of the cemetery. The Stone of Remembrance with the inscription "Their name liveth forever more" sits at the bottom of the stairs, near...
  • Kranji War Cemetery, circa 1966 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Punter, James M.
    The photograph shows a general view of the Kranji War Cemetery. The white headstones are spread out in neat rows on a gently sloping green hill, overlooking the hills of Singapore in the background. The picture was probably taken in 1966 or 1967. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by...
  • British army Indian prisoners of war near Cathay Building, postcard : front

    Personalities
    This postcard shows a group of British army Indian prisoners of wars (POWs) walking in the direction of the Cathay Building. Attired in uniforms and boots, the POWs are seen carrying bags or sacks. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Johore Hotel, postcard : back

    Personalities
    This image shows the back of the postcard, with the text “郵便はがき” printed on it. A note in Japanese is handwritten vertically on the divided back postcard. The postcard was posted by a Japanese officer 伊澤誠次 working in the "Syonan-to Trading Resources Control Co-op" (昭南交易物資統制組合) to his girlfriend in Osaka...
  • British army Indian prisoners of war near Cathay Building, postcard : back

    Personalities
    This image shows the back of the postcard, with the text “Post Card, Carte Postale” printed on it. A note in Japanese is written vertically by hand, at the bottom of the left column on the divided back postcard. The note mentions the surrender to Japanese forces in February. Date...
  • Inscriptions on base of Civilian War Memorial : close-up

    Arts · Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows a close-up of the inscriptions on the platform base of the Civilian War Memorial. The memorial was built in memory of the civilians killed during the Japanese occupation of Singapore in World War II. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Memorial within the Civilian War Memorial : close-up

    Arts · Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows an urn on a platform found within the Singapore Civilian War Memorial. There are inscriptions on the base of the platform, stating that the memorial is dedicated to the memories of victims killed during the Japanese occupation. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Civilian War Memorial, 2010 : general view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows the Civilian War Memorial located at the War Memorial Park. The memorial was built in memory of the civilians killed during the Japanese occupation of Singapore in World War II. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Japanese Air Force pennant, and bicycles : general view

    Streets and Places · Politics and Government · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows a Japanese Air Force pennant in front of a display of old bicycles in the National Museum of Singapore. The pennant bears the personal seal and signature of Captain Kameo Sonokawa, who led the Genzan Air Corps in a successful attack against the British battleships Repulse...
  • Model of a soldier : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Heirwin Mohd Nasir
    This is a front view of a model of a local soldier in a green British army uniform of the colonial era, on guard with a gun. The signage behind commemorates "A History of Blakang Mati 1880's - 1960's". It is part of the military museum in Fort Siloso, Sentosa....
  • Kranji War Memorial, 1960s : two people

    Politics and Government · Arts · Streets and Places
    Chew Cher Neo's wife and a boy posing for a photograph at the Kranji War Memorial. The Memorial commemorates the contributions of soldiers of the allied forces who died during World War 2. Donated by Chew Cher Neo and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_701. Date of creation estimated....
  • Kranji War Memorial, tombstones, 1969 : general view

    Streets and Places · Politics and Government
    This photograph shows the tombstones of soldiers at the Kranji War Memorial. The Memorial commemorates the contributions of soldiers of the Allied Forces who died during World War II. Photograph donated by Chua Ai Lin and displayed at Heritage Roadshow 2007. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Special Operations : Force 136 military office, 2000 : exterior

    Streets and Places · Heirwin M. Nasir
    This is an exterior view of the former Force 136 military office at Fort Siloso, Sentosa. It is a single-storey building with white walls, exposed bricks and a small porch. Also shown is a model of an armed soldier standing guard with a plaque beside him and an artillery gun...
  • Fort Siloso cannons : side view

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Heirwin M. Nasir
    This is a photograph of three cannons or 64-pounder guns at the historic Fort Siloso, located on the northwestern tip of Sentosa Island which used to be a fortress to protect the port of Singapore. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Cenotaph War Memorial, 1960s : general view

    Arts · Streets and Places
    This picture shows a general view of the Cenotaph War Memorial, which commemorates the sacrifice of the men who perished during World War I and World War II. Around the monument is the lush foliage of trees and shrubs. Photograph donated by Chua Ai Lin and displayed at Heritage Roadshow...
  • Civilian War Memorial : general view

    Arts · Tan, Bonny
    This 2004 photograph shows a general view of the four tapering white concrete columns of the Civilian War Memorial set amidst the greenery. The 61-metre tall memorial is dedicated to the civilians of all races who were victims of World War II. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Civilian War Memorial urn : general view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Heirwin Mohd Nasir
    This 2003 photograph shows a black urn atop a high white pedestal with lion heads in relief. The words "In deep and lasting sorrow this memorial is dedicated in memory of those of our civilians who were killed between February 15, 1942 and August 18, 1945 when the Japanese Armed...
  • Fort Siloso military operation re-enactment : general view

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Heirwin M. Nasir
    This is a view of an artillery gun housed beneath a camouflaged canopy and the re-enactment of its operation by a group of wax models of soldiers. This set-up is located in Fort Siloso, Sentosa. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Kranji War Memorial, 1969 : general view

    Politics and Government · Arts · Streets and Places
    This 1969 photograph shows the Kranji War Memorial. The Memorial commemorates the contributions of soldiers of the Allied Forces who died during World War II. Photograph donated by Chua Ai Lin and displayed at Heritage Roadshow 2007. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Civilian War Memorial : reverse plan view

    Arts · Tan, Bonny
    This 2004 photograph shows a reverse plan view of the Civilian War Memorial, also known as the "chopsticks memorial", taken from the ground inside the monument. Each of the four columns has a large base, which tapers to the top and is connected to the other by a concrete slab....
  • Fort Siloso military barrack exhibit : interior

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Heirwin Mohd Nasir
    This is a model of a barrack interior, depicting a soldier's living quarters at the military museum in Fort Siloso in Sentosa. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Cenotaph, 1922 : general view

    Streets and Places
    This colour photograph shows the Cenotaph, which was erected as a memorial in honour of the men who died in action during World War I and II. It was unveiled by the Prince of Wales on March 31 1922. Title devised by Library staff.