Hakodate #1-B
Ashibetsu POW Camp

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Location:
Aza Nishi-Ashibetsu, Ashibetsu-machi, Sorachi-gun, Hokkaido
Timeline:
1 Dec 1942:
Established; first located at MURORAN-shi, CHIRIBETSU-machi
15 Jan 1943: Moved to MURORAN-shi, NAKAJIMA-machi 3
7 Jun 1945: Moved to ASHIBETSU-machi, Aza Raijo
2 Sep 1945: Rescue Effected
Employer of Labor:
Mitsui Kozan (Asano Coal)

Camp held 349 British, 155 Dutch and five (5) Americans
Deceased: All British External PDF
Rosters:
American  British & Dutch
Photos:



Photo and names courtesy of Patricia Purvis, daughter of British Gunner Henry “Ted” Denny