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Australian PM visits Kranji War Cemetery

23 April 2012

The Australian Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, has paid a visit to the Kranji War Cemetery in Singapore.

She was accompanied by her partner, Tim Mathieson, Singapore's Second Minister for Home Affairs and Trade & Industry, Mr. S Iswaran, and Group Captain Brian Edwards, of the Australian High Commission in Singapore.

Ms Gillard, who said the cemetery looked very pretty, was also introduced to Mr George Smith, an Australian veteran of the Second World War.

There is a great deal of historical information about Kranji War Cemetery available here.