Keijo - Korea ***

Keijo – Korea ***

Keijo Camp, Seoul, was the main camp for the whole of Korea. It was situated on a flat fertile plain, some thirty meteres above sea level, near Keijo-Fu, which was the capital of the province Chosen Korea. Formerly a disused silk factory The men were housed in long wooden huts each eighty feet long and thirty five feet wide each with a low shelf on which they were expected to sleep on. Each man having an allocated space approximately six feet long and half a foot wide in which he had his bedding and kit, eating utensils etc.


The men were split into squads of about thirty-five men. They were employed in making improvements, and loading and unloading at the railway at Jinsen.


Location of Keijo - Korea *** (exact)