Konkoita 262.53 Thailand - Joining Point 262.87 for Railway from North and South
Konkoita Camp 262.53
The joining point for the Railway was at 262.87. This area is now flooded by the Vachiralongkorn Dam built in 1985.
Konkoita Brigade or Cholera Camp
When ‘F’ Force marched to this staging camp they were surprised to find it was a proper camp and not a staging area after which they left the next day to march to Shimo Nikhe.
There were several railway construction camps at Konkoita.
Pond’s Party, made up of 700 POWs from ‘F’ Force worked at Konkoita.
Below: bridge building at Konkoita.