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 ...
ID number042307
Collection typePhotograph
Object typeBlack & white
Place madeSingapore: Changi, Selarang Barracks
Date madeSeptember 1942
Physical descriptionBlack & white
DescriptionPhotograph 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.