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Evacuation Camp in Koealakoeroen

Town: Koealakoeroen
District: Southeastern region of Borneo
Region: Borneo
Location: Koealakoeroen is situated to the northwest of Bandjermasin (Southeast-Borneo).
From 1942 to 05 April 1942 this location served as a civilian camp >>
Internees: men and women
Information: As Japanese troops approached, civil servants and civilians were evacuated to Koealakoeroen. At the beginning of April 1942, they were sent to Bandjermasin, to be interned in officers' homes near the KNIL-encampment.