Bandoeng †††††††††††††††††† Tjihapit††††††††††††† West-Java

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Alternate Camp Names

Bunsho II, Camp 2 (per Japanese administration)

 

Camp Location

This camp consisted of houses in a residential area in the north-east section of Bandoeng, bounded by Hout-

≠manstraat, Groote Postweg, Magazijnstraat, Nassaulaan, Riouwstraat, Tjihapitweg and Tjiliwoengstraat.

 

Japanese Camp Commanders

Native police, luitenant Suzuki (April 1944 to Nov. 1944),

luitenant Takahashi Ryoichi (from Nov. 1944 onward)

 

Dutch Camp Leaders

Mrs. W. N. Diepeveen-Lindner, Mrs. A. W. Droog-Hartgerink; Mr. Lagro (for the boys)

 

Transports (source: Atlas Japanse Kampen)

Date

Arrived from

Transferred to

Number

in

transport

Total

number

in camp

Individual

type

Nov xx, Ď42 (1)

Surrounding Areas

 

7000

7000

w,ch

1943

 

 

 

 

 

Jan. 5, 1943

 

Band: Bangka

52

 

b

Mar. 13, 1943

 

Band: Bangka

2

 

b

Mar. 22, 1943

 

Band: Bangka

24

 

b

Apr. 26, 1943

 

Band: LOG

32

 

b

Apr xx, Ď43 (2)

Surrounding Areas

 

2500

 

w,ch

Aug 12, Ď43 (3)

Band: Bloemenkamp

 

1600

 

w,ch,om

Aug. 28, 1943

Bandoeng (city)

 

25

 

n

Oct. 19, 1943

 

Tjim: Baros 5

40

 

b

1944

 

 

 

 

 

Mar. 31, 1944

Band: PID

 

32

 

w

Apr. 19, 1944

Djokjakarta

 

19

 

w,ch

Apr. 26, 1944

Soer: Darmo-wijk

 

29

 

w (4)

Apr. xx, 1944

??

 

11

 

m (5)

Apr. 25, 1944

Band: 15e Bataljon

 

40

 

m

May 8, 1944

Madioen

 

14

 

w

May 21, 1944

 

Band: Hospital

116

 

sw,sc

June 3, 1944

Band: Bloemenk (6)

 

900

 

w,ch,om

June 6, 1944

Band: Bloemenkamp

 

660

 

w,ch

June 7, 1944

?

 

37

 

w

July 18, 1944

 

Band: 15e Bataljon

86

 

b

July 20, 1944

 

Tjim: Baros 6

211

 

b

Oct. 9, Ď44 (7)

 

Band: Tjiboenoet

30

 

w,ch

Oct. 21, 1944

Band: KareŽs

 

4

 

w,ch

Nov. 1, 1944

Band: Tjiboenoet

 

15

 

w,ch

Nov. 2, 1944

Band: Bloemenkamp

 

1254

13.500

w,ch

Nov. 3, 1944

 

 

 

 

m,w,ch

Nov. 5, Ď44 (8)

 

Bat: Struiswijk

1301

 

w,ch

Nov. 13, 1944

 

Solo: Ziekenzorg

700

 

w,ch

Nov. 14, 1944

 

Moen: Moentilan

700

 

w,ch

Nov. 15, 1944

 

Amb: Ambarawa 6

600

 

w,ch

Nov. 18, 1944

 

Amb: Banjoebiroe 10

250

 

w,ch

Nov. 18, 1944

 

Amb: Banjoebiroe 11

250

 

w,ch

Nov. 20, 1944

 

Amb: Banjoebiroe 11

110

 

w,ch

Nov. 20, 1944

 

Amb: Ambarawa 6

280

 

w,ch

Nov. 20, 1944

 

Amb: Ambarawa 9

210

9000

w,ch

Nov. 20, 1944

Band: Hospital

 

124

 

w,ch

Nov. 21, 1944

 

Amb: Banjoebiroe 10

500

 

w,ch

Nov 21, Ď44 (9)

 

Tjim: 4e en 9e Bat

192

 

om

Nov. 24, 1944

 

Bat: ADEK

850

 

w,ch

Nov. 25, 1944

 

Bat: ADEK

780

 

w,ch

Nov. 26, 1944

 

Bat: Kramat

198

 

w,ch

Nov. 26, 1944

 

Bat: ADEK

600

 

w,ch

Nov. 27, 1944

Band: KareŽs

 

252

 

b

Dec. 1, 1944

 

Bat: Kramat

600

 

w,ch

Dec. 2, 1944

 

Bat: Tjideng

200

 

w,ch

Dec. 2, 1944

 

Bat: Grogol

98

 

w,ch

Dec. 3, 1944

 

Tjim: 4e en 9e Bat

12

 

sm

Dec. 4, 1944

 

Sem: Lampersari

850

 

w,ch

Dec. 4, 1944

 

Released

4

 

w

Dec. 5, 1944

 

Band: Hospital

3

 

m

Dec. 8, 1944

 

Band: 15e Bataljon

114

 

b,m

Dec. 8, Ď44 (10)

 

Band: KareŽs

285

 

w,ch

Dec. 11, 1944

 

?

15

4200

b,m

Dec. 21, 1944

Band: KareŽs

 

128

 

w,ch

Dec. 21, 1944

Band: Hospital

 

7

 

w

1945

 

 

 

 

 

Jan. 21, 1945

Band: Bantjeui

 

76

 

w,ch

Feb. 7, 1945

Tjilatjap

 

29

 

m,w,ch

Apr. 16, 1945

Band: Bantjeui

 

47

4500

w,ch

May 6, Ď45 (11)

 

Band: 15e Bataljon

864

 

b,m,om

May 10, í45 (12)

 

Bat: Tjideng

1500

 

w,ch

May 14, Ď45 (13)

 

Bat: K. Makassar

1500

 

w,ch

May 17, 1945

 

Bat: Sint Vincentius

499

 

sw,sc

May 19, 1945

 

Bat: ADEK

140

 

w,ch

May 19, 1945

 

Bat: Kramat

337

 

w,ch

Aug. 23, 1945

 

 

 

31

w

Abbreviations / Notes

b=boys, ch=children, m=men, n=nurses, om=old men, sc=sick children, sm=sick men, sw=sick women, w=women

Amb=Ambarawa, Band=Bandoeng, Bat=Batavia, Moen=Moentilan, Tjim=Tjimahi, Soer=Soerabaja, Solo=Soerakarta;

4e en 9e Bat=4e en 9e Bataljon, K.Makassar=Kampong Makassar, Ziekenzorg=Ziekenzorg/Boemikamp

PID = Politieke Inlichtingen Dienst (Political Intelligence Service)

(1) And during December 1942

(2) And during May 1943 (raids)

(3) Up to and including August 20, 1943

(4) Germans

(5) Physicians

(6) Some from the Rama Camp

(7) Up to and including October 14, 1944

(8) And on November 6, 1944

(9) Up to and including November 23, 1944

(10) And on December 9, 1944

(11) And on May 7, 1945

(12 Up to and including May 12, 1945

(13) Up to and including May 16, 1945

 

Deaths

Up to March 1, 1944: there were 50 deaths.

From March 1, 1944 to August 1, 1945: there were 203 deaths

 

References

Baan, Adrie van derin Theo Lavaleije - In naam van de keizer, 1995, pg 243-266 (boysí camp)

Beekhuis, H. et al - Japanse burgerkampen in Nederlands-IndiŽ, Volume 1, 4th Edition, pg 38-39

Blaauw, J.J. in Hť, haal die oorlog van mijn schouders, 1991, pg 199

Boodt, Roel in Theo Lavaleije - In naam van de keizer, 1995, pg 287-326 (boysí camp)

Bosman, Anneke - Kampdagboek (Tjihapit, Kamp Solo, Lampersari), 2002 (privately published)

Burgers, Eric in Theo Lavaleije - In naam van de keizer, 1995, pg 275-284 (boysí camp)

Chattel, C.J.H.du - Storm over Java, 1946

Cohen Stuart-Francken, M. - Van IndiŽ tot IndonesiŽ, vůůr, in en na het kamp, 1947

Creutzberg, Dick in Theo Lavaleije - In naam van de keizer, 1995, pg 267-274 (boysí camp)

Dijkgraaf-Lokkers, Leonora - Wat nooit slijt, 2003, pg 44-100

Dulm, J. van et al - Atlas Japanse Kampen, Volume I, 2002, pg 118-119; Volume II, 2002, pg 100

Fenton Huie, Vergeten , 1995, pg 34; The forgotten ones, 1992 (interviews)

Groen, Russen in Theo Lavaleije - In naam van de keizer, 1995, pg 359-374 (boysí camp)

Hillen, Ernest - Kampjongen, 1994, pg 72-144

Janssen-Douwes Dekker - Grote en kleine zorgen in Tjihapit, Moesson 29/3 (Sept. 1984), pg 16-17

Krijgsveld, W.J. - Tjihapit-Boek, Tjihapit-ReŁnie-Commissie, 1994

Liesker, Hans in H.A.M.Liesker - Jongens in de mannenkampen te Tjimahi, 1994, pg 289-291

Roos, Betty - Kan-niet is dood: kinderjaren in een jappenkamp, 1989

Springer, F. - Tabee, New York, 1978, 1989

Tieleman, Hans en Rob - Het rattevel, 1994, pg 22-39, 223-229

Vonk, Corry en Wim Kan - 100 dagen uit en thuis, 1946

 

Interviews

Ursuline Sisters, Katholiek Documentatie-Centrum, Nijmegen, numbers 75,372 and 75,587

 

Photographs / Drawings:

Claassen, Rob en Joke van Grootheest - Getekend, 1995, pg 79-80

Dulm, J. van et al - Atlas Japanse Kampen, Volume I, 2000, pg 118, Volume II, 2002, pg 100

Krijgsveld, W.J. - Tjihapit-Boek, Tjihapit-ReŁnie-Commissie, 1994

 

Rosters

NN - NIOD, IC 038.309 (3979 people, estimated date: April 1945)

NN - NIOD, IC 041.351 (death roll)

H.Beekhuis - Alphabetical register of the NIOD-roster, IC 038.309

 

Camp Map

Beekhuis, H. et al - Japanse burgerkampen in Nederlands-IndiŽ, Volume 1, 4th Edition, pg 36

Dulm, J. van et al - Atlas Japanse Kampen, Volume I, 2000, pg 116

Krijgsveld, W.J. - Tjihapit-Boek, Tjihapit-ReŁnie-Commissie, 1994, pg 14

 

 

Tjihapit Camp Map

 

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