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The cenotaph, or 'empty tomb' was unveiled in 1923 to commemorate those who fought in Hong Kong during WWI. At the time no-one imagined another world war but within 20 years, the world was at war again, with thousands dying on battlefields and in muddy trenches. - Picture of Statue Square and Cenotaph, Hong Kong

Photo: The cenotaph, or 'empty tomb' was unveiled in 1923 to commemorate those who fought in Hong Kong during WWI. At the time no-one imagined another world war but within 20 years, the world was at war again, with thousands dying on battlefields and in muddy trenches.

From Review : “Empty Tomb” of Statue Square and Cenotaph
Mairwen1 wrote a review May 2021
United Kingdom4,223 contributions9,895 helpful votes
The cenotaph or ‘empty tomb’ was unveiled on 25 May, 1923, five years after the end of WWI, to commemorate the lives of those who served in Hong Kong in the Royal Airforce, Navy and Army during WWI. It was to be a permanent and lasting memorial. At the time, no-one could imagine
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Date of experience: May 2021
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