List of massacres in Singapore

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The following is a list of massacres that have occurred in Singapore (numbers may be approximate):

The Sook Ching Centre Monument at Hong Lim Complex in Chinatown
The Civilian War Memorial in the War Memorial Park at Beach Road. The four columns are a symbolic representation of the four major races of Singapore, namely the Chinese, Malays, Indians and Eurasians.
Name Date Location Deaths Notes
Sook Ching massacre February 18-March 2, 1942 Singapore 40,000-50,000 [1]
Selarang Barracks Incident August 30-September 5, 1942 Singapore ≥4 [2]
Double Tenth Incident October 10, 1943 Singapore 57 [3]


  1. ^ Journal, The Asia Pacific. "The Battle of Singapore, the Massacre of Chinese and Understanding of the Issue in Postwar Japan | The Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus". Retrieved 20 May 2017.
  2. ^ "Stolen Years: Australian prisoners of war | Australian War Memorial". Retrieved 20 May 2017.
  3. ^ "1943 - Double Tenth Massacre". Retrieved 20 May 2017.
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