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Labour Camp in Sandakan

Town: Sandakan
District: British Northern Borneo
Region: Borneo
Location: Sandakan is situated on the east coast of Northern Borneo.
From [1942] to [September 1943] this location served as a prisoner of war camp >>
Internees: prisoners of war
Information: In Sandakan, British and Australian prisoners of war were interned in a labour camp. In September 1943, they were forced into a days-long march to Ranau.
Literature: Watterson, N., Borneo: the Japanese P.O.W. camps. Mail of the Forces, P.O.W. and internees 1989)