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Ursuline Cloister in Batavia

Town: Batavia
District: West Java
Region: Java
Location: Batavia (now Jakarta) is on the north coast of West Java. The cloister of the Sisters of Ursuline was on Matramanweg, in the southern part of the city.
From [1942] this location served as a civilian camp >>
Internees: women
Information: The cloister of the Sisters of Ursuline on Matramanweg was not run or guarded by the Japanese. The nuns were however restricted in their movements outside the nunnery. A number of them later died in the Batavian women’s camps.
Guards: None