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Alverna in Soekaboemi

Town: Soekaboemi
District: West Java
Region: Java
Location: Soekaboemi is on West Java, approximately 90 kilometres south of Batavia (Jakarta). The Alverna Retreat was on the road to Buitenzorg, west of Soekaboemi.
From 23 September 1943 to August 1945 this location served as a civilian camp >>
Internees: women and children
Information: On 23 September 1943, all the “European” clergy and devotees from the cloisters in Soekaboemi, Tjitjoeroeg and the surrounding area were collected into the Alverna retreat. They had to remain in the house until the end of the war, but they were not guarded.
Guards: None