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Cenotaph was unveiled on 31 March 1922 in memory of those who gave their lives in World War one with a 2nd dedication added in rememberance of those who died in World War Two. It is designed by Denis Saritry. The foundation stone was laid by Sir Lawrence Nunns Guillemard, the Governor of the Straits Settlement, on 15 November 1920. In attendance was the visiting French Premier, George Clemenceau who was the French Minister of War from 1917 to 1919. At the end of World War Two, Mountbatten returned to Singapore as the Singapore Commander of the South East Asia Command to receive the surrender of the Japanese at the City Hall at 12 September 1945. Cenotaph is on Esplanade Foot Path; is on Connaught Drive; is on Padang Footpath; is near Esplanade Drive; is near Saint Andrew's Road; is near Coleman Street; is near Stamford Road; is near Raffles Avenue; Cenotaph is geographically located at latitude(1.2902 degrees) 1° 17' 24" North of the Equator and longitude (103.8537 degrees) 103° 51' 13" East of the Prime Meridian on the Map of Singapore or JB.

The locations related to Cenotaph are represented by the nearest distances two points and may not be nearest by road. For example, Cenotaph is located 105 metres from Padang. Cenotaph is located 106 metres from Esplanade Park. Cenotaph is located 120 metres from Tan Kim Seng Fountain. Cenotaph is located 124 metres from Connaught Drive. Cenotaph is located 151 metres from Esplanade Concert Hall.

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Padang is located 0.1 Kilometres away from Cenotaph. Padang - 4 Photo(s) Featured.
Esplanade Park is located 0.1 Kilometres away from Cenotaph. Esplanade Park - 2 Photo(s) Featured.
Tan Kim Seng Fountain is located 0.1 Kilometres away from Cenotaph. Tan Kim Seng Fountain - 1 Photo(s) Featured.

Swissotel The Stamford 0.3km, Marina Mandarin 0.4km, Fairmont Singapore 0.4km, are places to stay (hotel, service apartment, inn) located near Cenotaph.

Citylink Mall 0.3km, Adelphi 0.3km, Raffles City 0.4km, are places to shop (shopping mall, shop houses) located near Cenotaph.

The National Art Gallery of Singapore 0.2km, Stamford Raffles Raffles Statue in Black 0.3km, War Memorial Park 0.3km, are places of interest (attraction) located near Cenotaph.

Lee Kong Chian School of Business 0.7km, SMU Administration Building 0.7km, SMU School of Accountancy 0.8km, are places of learning (school, college, university) located near Cenotaph.

Padang 0.1km, Esplanade Park 0.1km, Old Merlion Park 0.3km, are parks, playgrounds, open fields or commons located near Cenotaph.



Esplanade Park

Tan Kim Seng Fountain

Connaught Drive

Esplanade Concert Hall


Lim Bo Seng Memorial

Singapore Recreation Club

The National Art Gallery of Singapore

City Hall

Singapore Cricket Club

Esplanade Bridge

Black Charging Bull

Supreme Court

One Raffles Link

St Andrews Cathedral

Citylink Mall

Victoria Concert Hall

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Marina Bayfront is about 0.3 km away.

DXO Music Club is about 0.3 km away.

Stamford Raffles Raffles Statue in Black is about 0.3 km away.

Old Merlion Park is about 0.3 km away.

War Memorial Park is about 0.3 km away.

Esplanade Park Tunnel is about 0.3 km away.