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Algemene Middelbare School A (AMS-A, General Secondary School A) in Djokjakarta

Town: Djokjakarta
District: Central Java
Region: Java
Location: Djokjakarta is situated in the south of Central Java. The Algemene Middelbare School A (AMS-A, General Secondary School A) was on Dr. Yap Boulevard, in the northeast of the city.
From March 1942 to May 1942 this location served as a prisoner of war camp >>
Internees: prisoners of war
Number of internees: 1.200 (including Christian Mulo School and Kaderschool)
Information: At the beginning of March 1942, there were approximately 1,800 Dutch, native, and British men were made prisoners of war in the Vorstenlanden. One of the buildings used to hold them was the AMS-A building. The Dutch and native prisoners were held there. At the beginning of May they were transferred to the HBS, elsewhere in Djokjakarta, to be sent at the beginning of July to prisoner of war camps in Bandoeng and Tjimahi.