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Stable in Tarakan

Town: Tarakan
District: Southeastern region of Borneo
Region: Borneo
Location: Tarakan is situated on the island of Tarakan, off the east coast of Borneo.
From 16 February 1942 to 27 February 1942 this location served as a civilian camp >>
Internees: women and children
Number of internees: 43
Information: On February 16th 1942, the women and children who had been housed in two small houses on the infantry grounds were moved to the "stable". At the end of February they were joined by 22 Red Cross nurses from the military hospital. The women and children were subsequently transferred to six small under-officers' houses on Radiostraatje, probably on the grounds of the artillery encampment.