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Assistant-resident's house in Taroetoeng

Town: Taroetoeng
District: Tapanoeli
Region: Sumatra
Location: Taroetoeng lies approximately 60 kilometres south of Toba Lake, where the main road branches off to Sibolga and Padangsidempoean (North-Sumatra).
From 15 March 1942 to 18 March 1942 this location served as a civilian camp >>
Internees: men, women, and children
Number of internees: 130
Number of deceased: None
Information: On March 15th 1942, approximately 130 women and children were brought together in the home and outbuildings of M. Brouwer, assistant resident of Taroetoeng. Three days later the group was transferred to the Girls' Dutch-Native Boarding School of the Rhenish Missionary Society in Sipoholon, just outside Taroetoeng.
Commendant: kpt. Ono
Guards: Native police personnel
Camp leaders: M. Brouwer; mw. Maasland