Hakodate #1-D
Kamiiso POW Camp

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Source: Photograph History Overview of the Hakodate Area Group
(courtesy of David Langton, historian for the 2nd Cambridgeshires)

HOKKAIDO Camp 1-D
KAMIISO-gun, KAMIISO-machi
ASANO Cement plant
Established 1 Oct 1943
Camp Terminated on 7 June 1944 when POWs transferred to MAIN CAMP and to 1-B (ASANO CEMENT)
Liberated Sep 1945

Additional Research by Netherlands researcher, John Slootmaekers regarding Red Cross records.
International Red Cross Committee: Camp Commandant as of 11 Jan 1945 was Lt. Col. Shigao Emoto

Japanese book, "Hokkaido no Horyo Shuyojo" (POW Camps of Hokkaido) by Hitoyasu Shirato (2008).
Related: photos of mine area (Japanese site)


Deceased: Horace E. Brown and Raymond V. Fallowes (British) PDF

See Hakodate Overview for archival originals of rosters.
Kamiiso group photo, 1944
Kamiiso group picture

Names on reverse side of photo

Images courtesy of David Reader