(VIDEO) TIHs Prince Akishino and Princess Kiko of Japan Attend a Memorial Service in Tokyo.

On Monday, May 25, 2015, Their Imperial Highnesses Prince Akishino and Princess Kiko of Japan accompanied by the Prime Minister of Japan, Mr. Shinzō Abe, attended a memorial service for “… Japan’s unidentified war dead…” held at the Chidorigafuchi National Cemetery in Tokyo.

According to the newspaper, Japan Times, the remains of:

“…2,498 unidentified soldiers were brought home by the government and other groups from places including the Papua New Guinea’s Bismarck Archipelago, the Solomon Islands and Russia.  With the addition, the number of the war dead honored at the cemetery totals 362,570…”