48Th War Memorial Service Attracted More Than 1000 Participants

More than 1,000 people gathered at the War Memorial Park in Beach Road on Sunday (Feb 15) to remember civilians who perished during the Japanese Occupation in Singapore.

The 48th War Memorial Service was attended by Minister for Culture, Community and Youth Lawrence Wong. People who attended the service observed a minute of silence, led by representatives of the Inter-Religious Organisation.

The service has been held on February 15 every year since 1967. It was organised by the Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Industry. It was attended by families of the victims, representatives from the diplomatic corps and uniformed groups as well as students.


Source: www.channelnewsasia.com

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