Sitting on top of Pepys Road, this interpretative centre on World War Two – Battle of Pasir Panjan and the many brave men that fought in the wars. Here’s some more information.
During the battle of Singapore, this site saw intense fighting on 14th February 1942. Led by Lieutenant Adnan Saidi, men of the C Company of the 1st Malay Brigade held their ground despite being outnumbered. For his bravery, the lieutenant was recognized by the British Government. In order to understand more about what happened, you must visit the centre which is less than 15 minutes from Citadines Fusionopolis Singapore, a well-known hotel apartment in Singapore.
The building in which the centre is housed is a colonial-era black and white bungalow that is located near the site of the battle. The building was built for senior officials from Britain at the turn of the 20th century.
On the first floor of the building, you’ll find exhibits that provide an overview of the events that lead up to the Battle of Pasir Panjang. Including a map that shows a timeline of events that show the invasion of Singapore that lead up to the battle, this centre will give you in-depth information.
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