Tag Archives: Lieutenant Adnan

REMEMBERING LT ADNAN SAIDI & THE MALAY REGIMENT WHO DEFENDED S’PORE TILL THE END

14 Feb 1942 - On this day, Lt Adnan Saidi and many of comrades from the Malay regiment made the ultimate sacrifice of love - they gave their lives to defend their homeland. Lieutenant Adnan Saidi, commander of Platoon No. 7 of C Company, 1st Battalion, was one of those who perished during the Battle of Pasir Panjang. Although he was seriously wounded during the attack, Adnan and his troops refused to surrender, and fought the Japanese to the very end. When he was captured by the Japanese, Adnan was shot, bayoneted and his body hung by his legs from a tree.

Read More »