The Cenotaph

The Cenotaph – Singapore

The Cenotaph is a war memorial located within the Esplanade Park at Connaught Drive, within the Central Area in Singapore's central business district. The inscription at the base of The Cenotaph reads: They died that we might live. The Cenotaph was built in memory of the 124 British soldiers born or resident in Singapore who gave their lives in World War I (1914–1918), with a second dedication (but no names) added in remembrance of those who died in World War II (1941–1945). The structure was designed by Denis Santry of Swan and Maclaren. The foundation stone was laid by Sir…