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Transit camp in Pakanbaroe

Town: Pakanbaroe
District: Eastcoast of Sumatra
Region: Sumatra
Location: Pakanbaroe is on Siak River in East-Sumatra.
From [August 1945] to [1945] this location served as a relief camp >>
Internees: men
Information: A transit camp was set up next to the Pakanbaroe airfield to house people being evacuated by plane. The people were able to sleep in beds with mosquito nets, and were cared for by ex-prisoners of war.
Camp leaders: mw. A.P. Blogg
Literature: Ouden-Hille, M.H. den, Ik wou dat ik een vlinder was. Mijn jeugd op Sumatra. Van Fort de Kock tot Bangkinang (Franeker 1983)