Wreath-laying ceremonies

Wreath-laying ceremonies occur in Indonesia every year on 15 August to honor all victims of the Japanese occupation of the former Dutch East Indies.

Every year on 15 August 15, wreaths are laid at 7 war cemeteries in Indonesia. This initiative is a close collaboration between Foundation 15 Augustus 1945 the War Graves Foundation.

The cemeteries in Indonesia are:

  • The Ancol War Cemetery
  • Candi War Cemetery
  • Kalibanteng War Cemetery
  • Kembang Kunig War Cemetery
  • Leuwigajah War Cemetery
  • Menteng Pulo War Cemetery
  • Pandu War Cemetery