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Cloister of the Sisters of Love of Tilburg in Sibolga

Town: Sibolga
District: Tapanoeli
Region: Sumatra
Location: Sibolga lies along Tapanoeli Bay, on the west coast of North-Sumatra. The Cloister of the Sisters of Love of Tilburg was on Heerenstraat, in the city center.
From August 1942 to 15 December 1942 this location served as a civilian camp >>
Internees: women and children
Number of internees: 25
Number of deceased: None
Information: In August 1942, 20 “European” nuns, Sisters of Love of Tilburg, were interned in the cells and rooms of their own cloister. On 19 September, the were joined by a number of “Europeans” from a family who had left Poelau Tello in mid-August and had been shut up in a private residence after their arrival in Sibolga. In mid-December, the women and one child were taken to Camp Poelaubrajan ABC near Medan. Three men went to the Unie Kampong camp in Belawan.
Guards: Native police personnel