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Prison in Sibolga

Town: Sibolga
District: Tapanoeli
Region: Sumatra
Location: Sibolga lies along Tapanoeli Bay, on the west coast of North-Sumatra. The prison was on Taroetoengweg, in the city center.
From 16 March 1942 to 04 May 1942 this location served as a civilian camp >>
Internees: men
Number of internees: 20
Number of deceased: None
Information: The “European” men from in and around Sibolga were interned on March 16th 1942 in the Sibolga prison. On April 24th they were joined by another 10 men from the island of Nias. On May 4th the men were taken to the Native Secondary School for Boys in Pearadja (Taroetoeng).
Guards: Native prison personnel
Literature: Visser, A., Een merkwaardige loopbaan (Franeker 1982)