We came across this memorial kind of by accident while looking for a way to the Merl-ion from Raffles.
It serves an important purpose insofar as to the British WW2 in Singapore is mainly remembered for the crushing defeat, the Prisoners of War and the horror of the fate which befell them in captivity. This monument bears witness to the brutality of the Japanese to the Asian Civilian population of the City and does so in a dignified yet forceful manner. I have to admit it provoked me to go and do some research (ok - googling) into that aspect of history, and in doing so i expect it has served its purpose in keeping alive the memories of the horror and suffering of the people it commemorates.
As a structure its big, bold and dominates its locale and yet has simple lettering to get its point across. Glad we came across this.
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