Person in Portrait: Joginder Singh
Born in 1919 at Malacca, Malaya, Joginder Singh was working as a clerk in the courts of Malacca when he received news on 1 December 1941 that the Second World War had reached Malaya. Not even twenty-two years old at that time, Joginder Singh left on that day for Singapore, where the majority of British forces in Malaya were to be concentrated.Read More
Lim Jia Yi is a fifth year History and Japanese Studies undergraduate with the National University of Singapore and Waseda University. Having written her undergraduate thesis on the Singapore trial interviews, she is interested in the social history of war, and in rediscovering forgotten stories.