Balikpapan, Borneo. 1945-11-06. Scene inside No 5 Japanese prisoner of war camp in which 500 ...

Place Asia: Borneo, Balikpapan
Accession Number 123360
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Maker Donaldson, Robert Eric
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

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Description

Balikpapan, Borneo. 1945-11-06. Scene inside No 5 Japanese prisoner of war camp in which 500 Japanese service personnel and civilians were being held at the time. The camp was under the control of Captain G.M. Bryant with guards from 2/33rd Australian Infantry Battalion. This photograph shows members of No 12 Platoon, D Company, 2/33rd Australian Infantry Battalion. D Company supplied the guards for the compound.