Commonwealth War Cemetery Kranji
On 8 January 1942, the Japanese forced invaded Singapore. After some days of heavy fights they captured Singapore and started a POW-camp at Kranji.
Afther the Second World War, the cemetery of the camp was used as war cemetery and graves from other locations were brought to here.
Kranji War Cemetery contains 4,461 graves from the Second World War. Of these, more than 850 are unidentified. There are also 64 graves from the First World War.
Of the Second World War graves, 19 are Dutch.
Click for more information on the overview at the bottom of the page.
- Text: Fedor de Vries
- Photos: Dick Gerressen
Address and contactinformation
- Woodlands Road
- WWII grade:
Where is it?
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Point of interest
- Memorial Unmaintainable Graves Singapore
- Memorial Civil Hospital Grave Singapore
- Cremation Memorial Singapore
Amongst others, the following persons are buried here (Overview)
|Name||Date of death|
|More, James Winter Carmichael||September 12th, 1944|
|Taylor, George Derek||September 23rd, 1944|