On the Scottish trail of Singapore's hidden hero William Farquhar

Major-General William Farquhar spent a significant part of his life here in Perth, a beautiful Scottish town. PHOTO: RONAN O'CONNELL
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PERTH, SCOTLAND - First, I searched along the attractive riverfront, then across verdant parks and finally through the neat centre of Perth, a beautiful Scottish town of 50,000 people.

Yet, I could find no statues, paintings or photos of one of the most influential people who ever lived here.

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