Sai Wan Memorial

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Sai Wan Memorial
Cemetery Sai Wan (2).jpg
Country: Hong Kong, China
Coordinates: 22°15′32.1″N 114°14′03.0″E / 22.258917, 114.23417
Type: Public
Owned by: Commonwealth War Graves Commission

The Sai Wan Memorial stands at the entrance to the Sai Wan War Cemetery and bears the names of more than 2,000 Commonwealth servicemen who died in the Battle of Hong Kong or subsequently in captivity and who have no known grave. Additional panels to the memorial form the Sai Wan Cremation Memorial, bearing the names of 144 Second World War casualties whose remains were cremated in accordance with their faith, and the Sai Wan (China) Memorial, commemorating 72 casualties of both wars whose graves in mainland China could not be maintained. Both the cemetery and memorial were designed by Colin St Clair Oakes.

The following members of the Royal Canadian Corps of Signals are commemorated here.

Engraved Name Service Number Rank and Name Inscription Location
Horvath, James Ernest grave marker.jpg
H38902 Sigmn JE Horvath Column 27.
Thomas, Ernest Roy grave marker.jpg
K34801 Sigmn ER Thomas Column 28.

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