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Airfield Labour Camps in Kuching

Town: Kuching
District: Serawak
Region: Borneo
Location: Kuching is situated on the northern coast of West Borneo
From October 1942 this location served as a prisoner of war camp >>
Internees: prisoners of war
Information: In around October 1942, European prisoners of war from Batu Lintang camp were brought to a separate camp at an airfield near Kuching. Their officers remained in Batu Lintang camp. It's possible that there was also a second airfield near Kuching where prisoners of war were put to work.