Nakama, Fukuoka #21-B - Japan

Nakama Branch Camp (Fukuoka 21-B)

Established as Fukuoka No.21 Branch Camp at Nakatsuru Coal Mine in Nakama-cho (current Nakama City), Onga-gun, Fukuoka Prefecture on June 15, 1944.

The POWs were used by Taisho Coal Mining Company. The mine had been abandoned and flooded when the POWs arrived.

588 POWs (311 Dutch, 175 Australian, 99 British and 3 American) were imprisoned at the end of the war.

5 POWs died while imprisonment.

Soldiers that were in this camp

Location of Nakama, Fukuoka #21-B - Japan (exact)