Photograph taken during the Selarang Barracks Square Incident when Japanese General Fukuye ...

Unit Australian Army
Place Asia: Singapore, Changi, Selarang Barracks
Accession Number 042307
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Place made Singapore: Changi, Selarang Barracks
Date made September 1942
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Photograph taken during the Selarang Barracks Square Incident when Japanese General Fukuye concentrated 13350 British and 2050 Australian prisoners of war because of their refusal to sign a promise not to escape. The picture shows external excavations for latrines made necessary because of overcrowding in the barracks.