Description of Programme
On this popular tour, visit key sites where the Battle for Singapore was fought. Through exciting and well researched stories, participants will gain an understanding of the strategies and tactics employed by the Allies and the Japanese during WWII. They will gain an appreciation of the importance of preparedness and military leadership even in peacetime. At the award-winning Battlebox, they will learn how an underground command centre functioned during war time, and the role local military units and Singaporeans played in the Battle of Singapore in WWII. At Kranji War Cemetery, they will gain an appreciation of the architecture of a war cemetery and the military customs recognising our war. Through the tour of the cemetery, they will reflect on the sacrifice made by thousands of allied military personnel in the defence of Malaya and Singapore in WWII. They will in turn understand the need for Commitment to Defence (C2D), the Singapore Armed Forces, and Total Defence, even in peacetime. Sites covered: a. Fort Canning Hill b. Battlebox c. Kranji War Cemetery (Including Singapore Memorial)
Learning Objective / Total Defence Pillars
1. Military, Psychological & Civil Defence, Singapore Military History
2. Learn the military reasons why Malaya and Singapore fell in just 70 days to the Japanese
3. Understand the necessity and importance of commemorating our war heroes, and the relevance to establishing a culture of remembrance in Singapore
Session 1: 0830 – 1230hrs
Session 2: 1300 – 1700hrs
Pricing (per participant)
WITH TRANSPORT: 1 COACH & 1 FACILITATOR
Min. 20 - 25 pax : $47.00
26 - 31 pax : $38.00
32 - 38 pax: $32.00
WITHOUT TRANSPORT: 1 FACILITATOR
Min/Max 20 pax: $30.00
Terms and Conditions
a. The units will be allowed to make a one-time amendment to their booking, to be communicated to SHC in writing at least ten working days before the conduct of the NE Activity.
b. If the units submit an amendment to their booking less than ten working days before the conduct of the NE Activity, they will be charged an amendment fee.
a. SHC will charge the full amount per participant who is absent from the NE Activity without any valid reason.
b. The charges will be waived in full for absent participants with a valid reason, subject to a maximum of 10 per cent of the agreed number of participants.
c. The following valid reasons for absenteeism are:
c.i. Submit a valid medical certificate or relevant medical documentation, or
c.ii. Furnish certain compelling reasons which are unrelated to work commitments, such as compassionate leave
d. Relevant documentation must be provided within 5 working days of the completion of the NE Activity.
a. In the event that units request cancellation of confirmed NE Activities, SHC may impose cancellation charges on these units, if a cancellation notice is not received (in writing) at least 10 working days prior to the confirmed date of the Activity. The cancellation charges will be as follows:
Cancellation notice (No. of Working Days) before confirmed date of NE Activity and maximum cancellation charges:
Less than 10 working days' notice - 10% of total fees for all participants
Less than 2 working days' notice - 50% of total fess for all participants
Less than 1 working days' notice - 100% of total fees