Report by Commission Appointed by the Authorities of Sime Read Internment Camp

Place Asia: Singapore
Accession Number AWM2019.22.170
Collection number PR00721
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Object type Papers
Physical description 4 Image/s captured
Maker Commission Appointed by the Authorities of Sime Read Internment Camp
Place made Singapore: Changi
Date made 1945
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
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Source credit to This item has been digitised with funding provided by Commonwealth Government.
Description

Report by commission appointed by the Authorities of Sime Read Internment Camp on the treatment of internees arrested by Japanese Military Police at Changi camp on 10 October 1943 as a result of a suspected spy organisation, signed S.N. King, N.S. Aledandra, W.L. Blythe, 3 September 1945.

This record details the living conditions of Changi camp; clothing; food rations; disease; medical facilities; treatment of women prisoners; the torture of prisoners; methods of interrogation; threats directed at prisoners; death rates; execution; and the long lasting impact of the camp on discharged POW's health.