#4 Branch POW Camp
Iruka (Ishihara Industries)
| Nagoya #4-B IRUKA
Ishihara Industry Company
Mie-ken, Minamimuro-gun, Iruka-mura (current Kiwa-cho), ITAYA
25 Jun 1944: Established as OSAKA POW CAMP No. 16 Branch Camp. Prior camp of POWs unknown.
6 Apr 1945: Jurisdictional control transferred to NAGOYA POW CAMP 4-B
Sep 1945: Rescue effected
300 British POWs arrived from Thai-Burma Railway. 284 POWs (British) were rescued at the end of the war. 16 men died in this camp. ONLY BRITISH at this camp.
| Slave Labor:
POWS arrived on the Singapore Maru. First location unknown.
Includes 284 rescued
British Deceased: 16 men
Excel Spreadsheet- (95kb) contains additonal information including home address, DOB, etc.