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Aek Pamienke

Aek Pamienke

All interned European women and children (with the exception of boys from 8 or 10 years of age) from Aceh, Tapanoeli and East Sumatra were held in the camps of Aek Pamienke (Aik Pamienke, Aek Paminke, Aek Pamengke) for the last month of the Japanese occupation. The...
Bangkinang

Bangkinang

In October 1943 European men and boys, who earlier had been interned in the prison in Padang, were brought to a new prison camp near Bangkinang, around 70 km. west of Pakan Baroe on the way to Bukittinggi. On the site there was a rubber factory. The women and children...
Brastagi Camp

Brastagi Camp

The boarding school of the Planters Vereeniging (Planters Association) in Brastagi, around 65 kilometers from Medan, was used as a prison camp from mid-April 1942 for more than three years. At first the camp was for men, women and children, later only a women were...
Glugur

Glugur

Gloegoer (Glugur) was an industrial area half way between Medan and Pulo Berayan. Between April 1942 and June 1944. there was an internment camp for women and children as well as a POW camp. The site had been established in 1913 as a camp for contract laborers, near...
Sirengorengo

Sirengorengo

The Si Ringo Ringo (Sirengorengo) camp was located on a swamp around 8 km. from Rantau Prapat at the Bila River. It was built on the then-uncultivated plantation in Si Ringo Ringo, consisting of primitive bamboo barracks covered with palm leaves. In October 1944 all...