Remembrance Day 2022 was conducted at Kranji War Cemetery on 13 Nov 2022. The event is observed in Commonwealth member states since the end of the First World War to honour armed forces members who have died in the line of duty. This day is held on 11 November to recall the end of 1st World War hostilities, which formally ended “at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month” of 1918, in accordance with the armistice signed by representatives of Germany and the Entente between 5:12 and 5:20 that morning.
Bagpipers from The Singapore Police Force Gurkha Contingent Pipes and Drums Platoon.
The National Cadet Corps attended the event. The younger generation must know the history, so they can lay the future.
A Royal Army Veteran all decked out with his Vet’s awards. The green beret was the official headdress of the British Commandos of the Second World War.
The Gurkha contingent made their presence felt.
I believe poppies flowers are not available in Singapore, red roses will suffice.
British High Commission to Singapore, Kara Owen delivering the event keynote speech.
A SAF war veteran Colonel (Retired) Lau Kee Siong delivering his eulogy. He retired in 1999 after 32 years in the SAF.
A hymn for the fallen.
Prayer session by the various religious sects of Singapore.
A salute for the fallen.
Laying of wreaths by foreign dignitaries.
The wreaths of poppies at the monument.
The harsh reality of war. Soldiers may perish unidentifiable.
Life springs eternal in our hearts.
The departure of the guests, after the event completion.