(SUMITOMO KOGYO TADAKUMA TANKO)
FUKUOKA-ken, KAHO-gun, HONAMI-mura, TADAKUMA (MAP)
15 Jan 1945: Established as Fukuoka #22
22 Feb 1945: first of 34 survivors of Oruoku Maru arrive
25 April 1945: 29 men depart for Mukden; all Americans
Sep 1945: Rescue effected
Excellent 62-page narrative of trip from Bilibid on the Oryoku Maru/Brazil Maru to Fuk-22 then transfer to Mukden (click on link in right column)
Photograph Links- Images obtained by Wes Injerd- see his camp chart for Fukuoka #22
Go to Fukuoka #22 and click on his pictures
Detailed summary of camp history and conditions
Australians - source Neil MacNeil; many known to have come from Osaka #5 Dispatch Camp (Kawasaki) in May 1945 after Kawasaki ship yards destroyed.
British: (3 only) per Wes Injerd
Also known as Honami or Iizusuki: 267 POWs opened 15th January 1945, 114 Australians, 32 USA, 120 British, 1 Dutch another list says 302 Internees. Most of the Americans were sent here from Yodogawa.
Harry Ashford, 2/2nd Pioneers, died 21 Jan1945
W.R. Pople, 2/2nd Pioneers, died 20 May 1945
Allan Ross Lloyd Hawke, HMAS Perth, died 19 Jan 1945
Soey Seng Oen, 6201-D, Dutch, died 1 Sep 45
Link to Death List per Japanese records- prepared by POW Research Network of Japan.