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Krembangan Encampment in Soerabaja

Town: Soerabaja
District: East Java
Region: Java
Location: Soerabaja is on East Java, opposite the island of Madoera. Krembangan was in the northern part of the city.
From 1942 to 1942 this location served as a prisoner of war camp >>
Internees: prisoners of war
Information: At the end of March 1942, prisoners of war from Soerabaja were interned in sheds, offices, and outbuildings belonging to the Java-China-Japan Line, in the Tandjoeng Perak harbour. They were put to work by day cleaning and repairing the harbour and at the Tandjoeng Perak airfield. Probably prisoners of war were also housed in other buildings around Tandjoeng Perak, including the KNIL and police barracks on Krembangan.