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House in Singkawang

Town: Singkawang
District: Western region of Borneo
Region: Borneo
Location: Singkawang is situated on the west coast of Borneo.
From March 1942 to 12 July 1942 this location served as a civilian camp >>
Internees: men, women, and children
Information: In March, 1942, seven city guards, the friars from the mission station at Singkawang, and a number of women and children were imprisoned in a house in Singkawang. On July 12th they were transported by truck to Pemangkat, and from there by boat to camp Batu Lintang near Kuching.
Literature: Böhm, A.H., West Borneo 1940 - Kalimantan Barat 1950 ([Tilburg] [1984])