Filipino-Chinese World War II Martyrs Memorial

Filipino-Chinese World War II Martyrs Memorial (HM17XS)

Location: Manila, NCR 93308 Kern County
Country: Philippines

N 14° 36.04', E 120° 58.415'

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Marker Panels 1 and 2:
on the north face of the memorial's base with text in Chinese and English [portions illegible] - listed units include: "Phil-Chinese Volunteer Corps", "Anti-Jap[anese] & Puppets," "... Grand League, Squadrons", etc.

Marker Panel 3:
This memorial was erected on June 12, 1995 by Confederation of Filipino Chinese Veterans in remembering and honoring the anti-Japanese heroes who died in defense of our country during the Second World War in 1941 to 1945.

Marker Panel 4:
Message, Malaca?an Palace, Manila:
This memorial is dedicated to the Filipino-Chinese veterans of the Second World War who bravely fought Japanese invaders in defense of our country's honor, freedom and democracy.
Undoubtedly, these courageous men and women went through untold human sufferings and deprivations. But the will to fight and liberate the country from the claws of the enemies kept the spirit of perseverance and camaraderie undiminished among these freedom fighters.
Today, we pay tribute to these unsung heroes. Reminiscing with gratefulness their wartime efforts and sacrifices and enkindling among our new generations the torch of solidarity, cooperation, dedication and nationalism.
Let the tragedy of war, the victory gained through self-sacrifice and the blessings received through hard work and resourcefulness serve as a reminder and as a model for the attainment of peace and prosperity in our country.
Mabuhay Ang Pilipinas! Mabuhay Tayong Lahat!
Fidel V. Ramos [President]
Manila, 1995

Marker Panel 5:
Message, Office of the Mayor, Manila, ? Republic of the Philippines:
In behalf of the people of Manila, I take great pleasure and pride in remembering and honoring the Filipino-Chinese veterans who died in defense of our country during the Second World War.
A fitting tribute to their valor and patriotism is a memorial which will be built on Plaza San Lorenzo Ruiz in Binondo, Manila.
Authorized by an ordinance by the Manila City Council. The Confederation of Filipino-Chinese Veterans will undertake the construction of this symbol of recognition.
All city officials, notably the honorable members of the City Council, are grateful to the CFCV for the much needed memorial to the unsung Filipino-Chinese Veterans.
To the CFCV, Mabuhay!
Alfredo S. Lim
HM NumberHM17XS
Year Placed1995
Placed ByConfederation of Filipino-Chinese Veterans
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 4:05am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)51P E 281706 N 1615132
Decimal Degrees14.60066667, 120.97358333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 14° 36.04', E 120° 58.415'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds14° 36' 2.40" N, 120° 58' 24.90" E
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Area Code(s)661, 805, 909
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 103 Quintin Paredes Road, Manila NCR 93308, PH
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