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Ziekenzorg Hospital in Soerakarta/Solo

Town: Soerakarta/Solo
District: Central Java
Region: Java
Location: Soerakarta (Solo) is situated northeast of Djokjakarta (Central Java). The Ziekenzorg hospital complex was on Mangkoeboemenweg, in the northwest of the city.
From 25 March 1942 to September 1943 this location served as a civilian camp >>
Other name: Ziekenzorg I
Internees: men
Number of internees: 50
Information: The modern Ziekenzorg hospital was cleared and everyone taken to the Mission Hospital elsewhere in Soerakarta at the orders of the Japanese authorities in April 1942. It was used to intern “European” men from Soerakarta and surroundings. They were housed in the hospital pavillions, which were walled. In September 1943, the men were taken to Ngawi and Ziekenzorg Hospital was used as an internment camp for women and children.
Camp leaders: dr. C.P. van Leeuwen

From November 1943 to November 1944 this location served as a civilian camp >>
Other name: Ziekenzorg II
Internees: women and children
Number of internees: 2.944 (approximately)
Information: From November 1943, the walled pavillions at the Ziekenzorg Hospital functioned as an internment camp for women and children from East Java. Because of increasing lack of space, the camp was fused with the adjoining Boemi Camp in November 1944.
Commendant: Sakai Sadao; Yamada
Main guards: Fanakoshi; Lichiumi; Nakazawa; Sai; Sasagaki; Hashimoto; Matsumiya; Matsuoka; Takano; Okada Eigaku; Arai; Hanayama; Hisahara; Kanemura; Kaneyama; Kure; Matsubara; Matsumara; Nishimura; Ohihari; Tanaka; Yamamoto Toshio
Guards: Native personnel, heiho's
Literature: Feenstra-Bosman, A.W., Tjihapit Bandoeng, kamp Solo, Lampersari Semarang. Kampdagboek van Anneke Bosman [2002])
Alt, M.A., Ons kampleven gedurende de Japansche en republikeinsche bezetting (Soerabaja [ca. 1947])
Zuster van Onze Lieve Vrouw van Amersfoort, Onder de gevreesde vloedgolf. Onze missie in oorlogstijd [1948])