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Grogol in Batavia

Town: Batavia
District: West Java
Region: Java
Location: Batavia (now Jakarta) is on the north coast of West Java. Grogol was just outside Batavia, approximately 3 kilometres northwest of Tjideng, on the railway line to Tangerang.
From 01 July 1943 to 29 August 1944 this location served as a civilian camp >>
Other name: Bunsho I Kamp 3
Internees: women and children
Number of internees: 900
Number of deceased: 8 (at least)
Information: From July 1943, women and children were interned in a former shelter for the mentally ill. They had been previously interned in the Tjideng and Kramat camps. At the end of 1944 the women and children were taken back to Tjideng. The boys and old men stayed behind.
Commendant: Sonei Kenichi
Main guards: Miyakawa; Shijo; Tanaka; Matsuyama; Senda; Ogata Suehiro; Ohara; Nakahara
Guards: Heihos
Camp leaders: mw. E. Campioni-Soeters
Literature: Chagoll, L. (L. Aldewerelt), Zes jaren en zes maanden. Herinneringen van een kind dat aan de nazi's is ontsnapt maar in Japanse kampen terecht is gekomen (Antwerpen/Bussum 1981)
Chagoll, L. (L. Aldewerelt), Buigen in jappenkampen. Herinneringen van een kind dat aan de nazi's is ontsnapt maar in Japanse kampen terecht is gekomen (Purmerend 1986)

From 29 August 1944 to 28 November 1944 this location served as a civilian camp >>
Other name: Bunsho I Kamp 3
Internees: men and boys
Number of internees: 1.085
Information: At the end of August 1944, women and children were taken from Grogol to Tjideng. The boys and elderly men stayed behind in Grogol. During September they were joined by groups of boys and (elderly) men from camps in Batavia, Tangerang and Buitenzorg. In November the camp was cleared and the residents taken to Tjimahi.
Commendant: Sonei Kenichi
Main guards: Miyakawa; Shijo; Tanaka; Matsuyama; Senda; Ogata Suehiro; Ohara; Nakahara
Guards: Heihos
Camp leaders: ds. H.J. Kater; H.H. Crevels
Literature: Liesker, H.A.M. e.a., Je denk, ken niet, maar kèn!! (Waddinxveen 1997)

From 28 November 1944 to 18 April 1945 this location served as a civilian camp >>
Other name: Bunsho I Kamp 3
Internees: women and children
Number of internees: 1.176
Information: From the end of November, the former shelter for the mentally ill in Grogol was used for the second time as an internment camp for women and children.
Commendant: Sonei Kenichi
Main guards: Miyakawa; Shijo; Tanaka; Matsuyama; Senda; Ogata Suehiro; Ohara; Nakahara
Guards: Heihos
Camp leaders: mw. Noordijk
Literature: Jager, H. de, Wij zijn er nog. Uit brieven van overlevenden Japanse kampen 1945 (Bussum 2005-2)