Memorial held at former WWII prisoner camp in Batu Lintang, Sarawak

  • Nation
  • Friday, 11 Sep 2020

Kuching South mayor Datuk Wee Hong Seng laying a wreath at the World War II memorial square to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Batu Lintang prisoner-of-war camp.

KUCHING: On Sept 11,1945, the Batu Lintang prisoner-of-war (POW) camp here was liberated when Japanese forces occupying Sarawak surrendered at the end of World War II.

To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the liberation, the Sarawak Tourism Federation (STF) and Batu Lintang Teachers Institute held a simple ceremony at the World War II memorial square at the institute here on Friday (Sept 11).

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