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House in Sandakan

Town: Sandakan
District: British Northern Borneo
Region: Borneo
Location: Sandakan is situated on the east coast of Northern Borneo.
From 20 January 1942 to 12 May 1942 this location served as a civilian camp >>
Internees: women and children
Number of internees: 10
Information: On 20 January 1942, the "European" women and children from Sandakan and environs were detained in a local house. In May they were transferred to an abandoned quarantine station for leprosy sufferers on Berhala, an island off the coast.
Literature: Newton Keith, A., Vrouwenkamp Borneo (Naarden 1950-2)
Newton Keith, A., Three came home 1948)