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Zeelandia in Bandoeng

Town: Bandoeng
District: West Java
Region: Java
Location: Bandoeng is on West Java. Zeelandiastraat was in the northern part of the city.
From August 1942 to 11 October 1943 this location served as a civilian camp >>
Other name: Van der Capellenschool
Internees: men and boys
Number of internees: 320
Number of deceased: None
Information: From August 1942, the Van der Capellen School on Zeelandiastraat, an elementary school with a kindergarten overseen by the Society of Christian Schools in Bandoeng, was an internment camp for men and a small number of boys. They were housed in classrooms and outbuildings, which were surrounded by barbed wire and gedek. In October 1943 they were taken to Camp Baros 5 in Tjimahi.
Guards: Native police personnel
Literature: Lavalije, Th. e.a., In naam van de keizer. Jongens in de kampen te Bandoeng 1942-1945/2602-2605 (Waddinxveen 1995)