The Adam Park Project

About Adam Park

Welcome to the battlefield and POW Camp of Adam Park.
‘What’s the most remarkable thing about Adam Park ?… it’s still there!! ‘ – Jon Cooper TAPP manager
The Adam Park Project (TAPP) is the first comprehensive archaeological survey of a Singapore WW2 battlefield and POW camp.

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News & Events

Jan27

Cambridgeshires Coming Home

The final presentation for TAPP2 took place on Sunday January 22nd at the AGM for the Cambridgeshire Regiment Association at which the items relating to Sgt Pony Moore, previously purchased by the project from an internet auction site, were returned to the Cambridgeshire’s Regimental Museum curator Mr Martin Boswell. The items were reunited with other […]

Dec13

Hill 105 – Survey Report

We have added Martyn Fryer’s report on the exciting finds being discovered on Hill 105 at MacRitchie Reservoir to the Document Library.  We hope we can now go to the National Parks and on the back of these discoveries and research to pitch for a fully comprehensive survey of the site. The aim would be […]

Oct05

‘Tigers’ available in UK

A small number of the new softback version of ‘Tiger’s in the Park’ are now available in the UK. Contact Jon Cooper through the Contacts page or via the Adam Park Facebook site for a copy.

Aug31

Farewell to Len

Its with deepest regret that we announce the death of Sgt Len Baynes who passed away on Saturday 6th August 2016  All those of you who have been following the progress of The Adam Park Project will know Len as a major inspiration for the project as it was his book  and memoirs that provided some […]

Aug31

Back Home

TAPP Project Manager has returned to the UK after 7 years of working on the project. With the website and book up and running Jon Cooper has now returned to Edinburgh and re-establishing ties with Glasgow University’ Centre for Battlefield Archaeology. This does not mean the work will stop for good at Adam Park. Decisions […]

May15

Tigers in Town

‘Tigers in the Park’ is now available at Times Bookstores and at Kinokuniya at Takishimaya in Singapore. Its also available directly from Ethos Books if you want it shipped abroad. Changi Museum and the Battlebox will also be stocking the book. The book is linked to the website through QR codes allowing you to delve […]

Apr15

Tigers Are Coming

The Virtual Museum is designed to work in conjunction with the publication ‘Tigers in the Park’ which not only presents a detailed account of life in the estate throughout 1942 but also interacts with the museum allowing you to delve into the documents, photographs and artifacts that were uncovered during the 7 year long project. […]

Apr13

Murals Uncovered

The latest survey on the mural at No.11 Adam Park on 8th April uncovered the banner above the window  removed  the electrical wiring conduit and revealed much of the lettering and scroll work. Each letter had been carefully penciled in then shaded with an orange paint before being framed by the Reckitts blue back ground. Further work is required […]

Jan13

Mitchell’s onsite insight

The latest collection to be opened to the public is the artwork of Pte Robert Mitchell, 8 Div Sigs, who resided at Adam Park throughout most of 1942 and pursued his passion in sketching by completing a portfolio of images of the Adam Park POW camp and the work on the Shinto Shrine. Not only […]

Dec14

Sgt Miyakubo’s Snaps 70 years On

  Relatives of Sgt Miyakubo have shared with us some snaps of his time in Singapore including some of him at a house somewhere on the Mount Pleasant Estate. The 41st Regiment set up their battalion HQ among the newly captured houses soon after the surrender. Miyakubo worked for the 41st 2nd battalion HQ and […]