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Corregidor Island, Cavite Province, Philippines
 

“For the Repose of Souls”

Japanese Memorial Garden

 

鎮魂

 
"For the Repose of Souls" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, January 27, 2013
1. "For the Repose of Souls" Marker
Inscription.
[Text in Japanese Kanji:]

This monument is dedicated to the souls of the
Filipino, American and Japanese, soldiers whose
lives were given in a battle which occurred here
on May 5, 1942, when our regiment of the 4th
Division landed on this island.
We ardently pray for the eternal repose of their
souls and everlasting peace throughout the world.

May 5, 1991.
Wakayama 61st Infantry Regiment
War Comrades Union, Japan.
 
Erected 1991 by Wakayama 61st Infantry Regiment & War Comrades Union, Japan.
 
Location. 14° 23.252′ N, 120° 35.995′ E. Marker is in Corregidor Island, Cavite Province. Marker is on Tail End Tour Route east of Bottomside Tour Route. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Corregidor Island, Cavite Province 4125, Philippines.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. "Tribute to the Brave Heroes" (within shouting distance of this marker); Malinta Tunnel (approx. 1.2 kilometers away); General Jonathan M. Wainwright Memorial (approx. 1.3 kilometers away); Corregidor (approx. 1.4 kilometers away); To the Angels
Japanese Memorial Garden [Garden of Peace] image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, January 27, 2013
2. Japanese Memorial Garden [Garden of Peace]
(approx. 2.2 kilometers away); Corregidor Lighthouse (approx. 2.6 kilometers away); Spanish Historical Marker (approx. 2.7 kilometers away); 503rd Airborne- "The Rock Force" -Memorial (approx. 2.8 kilometers away). Click for a list of all markers in Corregidor Island.
 
Also see . . .  Caballo Island (Fort Hughes) - Pacific Wrecks/Philippines. (Submitted on April 1, 2013, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesPeaceWar, World II
 
View from the Japanese Memorial Garden, looking south with Caballo Island (Fort Hughes) off shore image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, January 27, 2013
3. View from the Japanese Memorial Garden, looking south with Caballo Island (Fort Hughes) off shore
 
 
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