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TABLES GIVING NUMBERS OF PRISONERS IN JAPAN AND
JAPANESE OCCUPIED AREAS AND RELATED DATA;
PLAN FOR RETURN OF PRISONERS



TABLE OF INTERNEES IN PRISONER OF WAR INTERNMENT CAMPS

PART I. JAPAN PROPER


Prisoner of War Information Bureau 30 Jun 45
NAME OF CAMP CAMP SUB-UNITS LOCATION NUMBER OF INTERNEES NATIONALITY TOTAL
HAKODATE Base Camp BIHAI-CHO, HOKKAIDO 396 British, Dutch and others 1,579
Section 1 ASHIBETSU-CHO, HOKKAIDO 309 British, American, Dutch
2 AKAHIRA-CHO, HOKKAIDO 281 British and American
3 UTASHI-CHO, HOKKAIDO 310 British and American
4 ASHIBETSU-CHO 83 American
SENDAI Main camp IWATE-KEN, KUROSAWA-JIRI-CHO 3,844
Section 1 FUKUSHIMA-KEN, YOMOTO-CHO 567 British, Dutch and American
2 FUKUSHIMA-KEN, IWAKI-GUN, YOSHIMA-MURA 346 British, Canadian and others
3 MIYAGI-KEN, KURIHARA-GUN, UGUISHUSAWA-MURA 284 American, British and Dutch
4 IWATE-KEN, KAMI-HEII-GUN, KATSUSHI-MURA 393 Canadian, British and others
5 IWATE-KEN, KAMAISHI-SHI 383 Dutch
6 AKITA-KEN, OSARIZAWA-CHO 546 American and Australian
7 AKITA-KEN, HANAOKA-CHO 292 American
8 AKITA-KEN, KOZAKA-CHO 344 American and British
9 AKITA-KEN, SAKATA-SHI 273 British and American
10 IWATE-KEN, WAGA-GUN, IWASAKI-MURA 300 American, British and others
11 AMORI-KEN, KAMIKITA-GUN, TEMMABAYASHI 196 British and American
TOKYO Base Camp TOKYO-TO, OMORI-KU 314 American, British and others 5,848
Section 1 TOKYO-TO, KAWASAKI-SHI 205 British, American and others
2 TOKYO-TO, KAWASAKI-SHI 262 Dutch, British and American
3 NIIGATA-KEN, NAGAOKA-SHI 199 Dutch
Detachment 3 NIIGATA-KEN, NAGAOKA-SHI 101 American and Dutch
Section 4 NIIGATA-KEN, NAOEZU-SHI 699 Americans, Australian and others
5 NIIGATA-KEN, NIIGATA-SHI 685 Americans, Canadian and others
6 NAGANO-KEN, SUWA-GUN, KITAYAM-MURA 247 American and British
7 IBARAKI-KEN, HIDACHI-SHI 250 American and Dutch
8 IBARAKI-KEN, HIDACHI-SHI 294 Dutch
9 TOCHIGI-KEN, ASHIO-CHO 248 Dutch, American and British
Unit 9 TOCHIGI-KEN, ASHIO-CHO 237 American, Canadian and others
Section 10 TOKYO-TO, ARAKAWA-KU 214 American and British
11 NAGANO-KEN, SHIMOINAGUN, HIRAOKA-MURA 310 British, American and Canadian
12 NIIGATA-KEN, AOMI-CHO 344 British, American and Australian
13 YOKOHAMA-SHI, TSURUMI-KU 155 British and American
14 NIIGATA-SHI 322 British, American and others
15 NIIGATA-KEN, HIGASHI-KAMBARA-GUN, RYOKANOSE-MURA 292 American, British and others
16 YOKOHAMA-SHI, KANAGAWA-KU 50 American, British and Australian
NAGOYA Base Camp NAGOYA-SHI 606 American, Dutch and British 3,357
Section 1 GIFU-KEN, YOSHIKI-GUN, ASOFU-MURA 606 American, Dutch and British
Section 2 AICHI-KEN, NARUMI-CHO 284 British, American and others
3 GIFU-KEN, FUNATSU-CHO 346 British and American
4 MIE-KEN, MINANI-MURO-GUN, IRUKA-MURA 284 British
5 MIE-KEN, YOKKACHI-SHI 297 American, Dutch and British
6 TOYAMA-KEN, TAKAOKA-SHI 293 American and British
7 TOYAMA-KEN, TOYAMA-SHI 147 British, Dutch and others
8 " 300 American, Australian and Dutch
9 " 350 British and American
10 TOYAMA-KEN, TAKAOKA-SHI 300 British, Dutch and others
11 TOYAMA-KEN, TOYAMA-SHI 150 American, Australian and Dutch
OSAKA Base Camp OSAKA-FU, MISHIMA-GUN, NITTA-MURA 451 British, American and others 4,541
Section 1 OSAKA-SHI, MINATO-KU 250 British, Australian and others
2 KOBE-SHI, FUKIAI-KU 490 American, British and others
3 KYOTO-FU, YOSA-GUN 643 American, British and others
4 HYOGO-KEN, IKUNO-CHO 440 American and Dutch
5 FUKUI-KEN, TSURUGA-SHI 400 British, American and Australian
6 HYOGO-KEN, YABU-GUN, MINAMI-DANI-MURA 298 Dutch
7 FUKUI-KEN, TAKEFU-CHO 200 Australian, Dutch and others
8 SHIGA-KEN, YASU-GUN, HYOZU-MURA 200 Australian and British
9 SHIGA-KEN, NOTOKAWA-CHO 300 Dutch
10 SHIGA-KEN, MAIBARA-CHO 200 Australian, Dutch and others
11 FUKUI-KEN, ONO-GUN, SAKATANI-MURA 363 American
Detachment 1 HYOKO-KEN, HIROHATA-CHO 304 American, Australian and British
HIROSHIMA Base Camp HIROSHIMA-KEN, ASHIMA-GUN, TODE-MURA 3,155
Section 1 KAGAWA-KEN, ZENTSUJI-CHO 110 American, British and others
2 EHIME-KEN NIIHAMA-SHI 647 American, British and others
Section 3 OKAYAMA-KEN, TAMANO-SHI 400 Dutch and Australianb
Detachment 1 HIROSHIMA-KEN, MITSUGI-GUN, MUKASHIMA-NISHIMURA 184 American, British and Canadian
2 HIROSHIMA-KEN, MITSUNOSHO-CHO 183 British
4 YAMAGUCHI-KEN, OMINE-CHO 473 American and British
5 YAMAGUCHI-KEN, UBE-SHI 283 British and American
6 YAMAGUCHI-KEN, ONODA-SHI 483 British and American
7 " 390 Australian, British and others
FUKUOKA Base Camp FUKUOKA-KEN, DAZAIFU-CHO 10,457
Section 1 FUKUOKA-SHI 399 British, Dutch and others
2 NAGASAKI-KEN, NISHI-SONOGI-GUN, KOYAGI-MURA 499 Dutch, American and British
3 KOKURA-SHI 1,201 American, British and others
4 MOJI-SHI 277 Dutch, Austalian and others
14 NAGASAKI-SHI 201 American, Dutch and others
17 FUKUOKA-KEN, SHIN-MINATO-CHO 1,731 Dutch
Section 21 FUKUOKA-KEN ONGA-GUN, NAKAMA-CHO 597 Australian, Dutch and others
22 FUKUOKA-KEN KAHO-GUN, HONAMI-MURA 303 American
23 FUKUOKA-KEN, KATSURAGAWA-CHO 196 Austrailian, Dutch and others
24 NAGASAKI-KEN, EMUKAI-CHO 268 British
25 FUKUOKA-KEN, OMUTA-SHI 396 British and Australian
26 FUKUOKA-KEN, KATSURAGAWA-CHO 301 American and British
27 FUKUOKA-KEN, TAGAWA-GUN, NARA 398 British and American
Detachment8 FUKUOKA-KEN, KAWASAKI-CHO 689 British, Canadian and others
9 FUKUOKA-KEN, MIZUMAKI 1,064 Dutch, British and others
10 FUKUOKA-KEN, FUTASE-CHO 550 Dutch, American and British
11 FUKUOKA-KEN, INABA-CHO 573 Dutch, British and others
12 FUKUOKA-KEN, MIYATA-CHO 794 Dutch, British and others
KOREA Base Camp KEIJO 136 British and Australian 680
Section 1 JINSEN 354 Dutch, British and others
Detachment 1 KONAN 170 British, Australian and others
FORMOSA Base Camp TAIHOKU-SHI 1,248
Section 1 TAIHOKU-SHI, SHINTEN SHOCHIN 344 British, American and Canadian
4 TAINAN-SHU, HAKKAGAI 323 British and American
6 TAIHOKU-SHI 381 British and American
34,709

Notes:
1. Nationalities are named in order of number within each, the larger group being named first.
2. Those figures, being based on the monthly report prepared at the end of June, may be subect to correction.

TABLE OF INTERNEES IN PRISONER OF WAR INTERNMENT CAMPS

PART II. AREAS OUTSIDE JAPAN PROPER

NAME OF CAMP CAMP SUB-UNIT LOCATION NUMBER OF INTERNEES NATIONALITY TOTAL
MUKDEN Base Camp MUKDEN 1,220 American, British and others 1,709
Section 2 SHIHEISHO 34
Unit 1 MUKDEN 150
2 " 180
3 " 125
SHANGHAI KAHOKUSHO 30 American, British and others 30
HONGKONG HONGKONG 1,689 British, Indian and others 1,683
THAILAND Base Camp BANGKOK 600 American, British and others 34,492
Section 1 UBON* 3,055
2 CHONKAI* 8,908
4 TAMONG* 8,508
7 KANCHANABURI* 3,198
8 SAIGON 2,530
9 PECHANABURI* 2,520
Section 10 WANTAN 2,068 British, Dutch and Australian
Section 5 Unit NAKONNAYOKU* 1,991 American, British and others
Attached hospital NAKONPATON* 1,003 "
Base Camp Detachment LANPANG 111 British, Dutch and Australian
Force Detachment BANGKOK DOMUAN* KAWAUCHI
MALAYA Base camp SINGAPORE 22,326
1 SUMATRA, BAKANBARU 4,686 British, Australian and others
2 SUMATRA, PALEMBAN 1,164 Caucasian
3 SINGAPORE 1,066 "
Base Camp Unit 1 " 9,521 "
Base Camp Unit 2 BOTODEIKUSON*
Force Detachment SINGAPORE 2,895 British, Australian
Convalescent Section " 1,128 "
Force Detachment MALAYA Area
" MALAYA Area
" BURMA Area
" SINGAPORE Area 1,864 Caucasians
JAVA Base Camp JAKARUTA** 4,351 British, American, Dutch, Australians and others 6,117
Unit 1
Section 1 KUPONWARU** 1,766
BORNEO Base Camp KUCHIN** 33 British, American, Dutch, Australians and others Total camps
outside
JAPAN proper -

2,986
69,346

Grand Total -

104,055
Section 1 SANDAKAN 1,024
Unit 1 KUCHIN 1,804
2 RANAU** 58
Detachment 1 BRUNEI 67
Force Detachment

Note: The symbol * indicates an exact ROMAJI transliteration of the original KANA.
Note: These figures for SHANGHAI, HONGKONG, THAILAND, and MALAYA are based on reports prepared at the end of May; and for JAVA and BORNEO from reports at the end of April. There may now be some variation in those figures.
Note: The symbol ** after a conventional sign or abbreviation indicates that this is an exact reproduction of that appearing in the original document.


NUMBER OF PATIENTS IN EACH INTERNMENT CAMP

JUNE 1945

LOCATION OF INTERNMENT CAMPS NUMBER OF PATIENTS
Hakodate Prisoner of War Internment Camp 67
Sendai Prisoner of War Internment Camp 495
Tokyo Prisoner of War Internment Camp 417
Nagoya Prisoner of War Internment Camp (May) 288
Osaka Prisoner of War Internment Camp 305
Hiroshima Prisoner of War Internment Camp 199
Fukuoka Prisoner of War Internment Camp 899
Formosa Prisoner of War Internment Camp 2,996
Korea Prisoner of War Internment Camp 59
Mukden Prisoner of War Internment Camp 98
Thailand Prisoner of War Internment Camp (May) 1,968
Borneo Prisoner of War Internment Camp (April) 538
Java Prisoner of War Internment Camp (April) 487
Malaya Prisoner of War Internment Camp (May) 2,243
Hongkong Prisoner of War Internment Camp 482
Shanghai Prisoner of War Internment Camp (May) 31
Total 11,572



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TABLE OF PRISONERS OF WAR UNDER NAVAL JURISDICTION


RANK NATIONALITY Makassar Temporary Internment Camp (West coast of CEBELES)Balikpapen Temporary Internment Camp (BORNEO) Banjermasin Temporary Internment Camp (BORNEO) Samarinda Temporary Internment Camp (BORNEO) 2nd Garrison Unit (BORNEO) Total
NAVY Offs Dutch 2 4 6
Part Dutch 2 2
American 1 1
British 4 4
WOs British 6 6
Dutch 1 1
NCOs Dutch 146 5 1 3 155
Part Dutch 75 75
American 164 164
British 633 633
Indo-European 14 14
Others 8 8
ARMY Offs Dutch 18 19 4 2 43
Part Dutch 5 5
Indo-European 5 5
Indian 9 9
Others 1 1
Chinese 1 1
WOs Dutch 5 5 1 11
Part Dutch 6 6
Indo-European 4 4
NCOs & Pvts. Dutch 185 184 8 8 385
Part Dutch 156 156
American 1 1
British 2 2
Australian 4 4
Indo-European 109 109
Indian 175 65 240
Filipino 2 2
Others 14 14
Indonesian 3 3
Total 1,412 535 65 38 17 2,067


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TABLE OF PERSONS UNDER NAVAL JURISDICTION


NATIONALITY CELEBES BORNEO TOTAL
IMPRISONED PRISONERS AT LARGE IMPRISONED PRISONERS AT LARGE
Male Female Children Total Male Female Children Total
Dutch 502 35 776 811 1,622 51 74 45 119 2,298
British 21 5 9 1 15 3 21
Canadian 1 1 3 4 5
Australian 1 4 1 5 6
American 2 4 1 5 7
Belgian 3 1 1 4
Iraqi 1 1
Danish 1 1 1 2
Chinese 3 3 6 9 12
Armenian 14 1 12 13 26 40
Polish 2 1 6 7 9
Arabian 2 2
Adenese
Swiss 1 1 1 3
Rumanian 1
German 1 11 12 24
Czecho-Slovakian 1 1 2
Iranian 1 1 2
Italian 1 1
Total 556 43 827 839 1,709 54 74 46 120 2,439
Grand Total 2,265 174 2,439


REPORT ON PERSONNEL UNDER MILITARY DETENTION

Prisoner of War Information Bureau 16,589
under military detention

TABLE OF PERSONS DETAINED UNDER OTHER THAN MILITARY JURISDICTION

Other than military

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(*1) etc.-

(1) Kanji

REPATRIATION OF PRISONERS OF WAR AND INTERNEES

1. We are prepared to return prisoners of war and internees immediately. Please notify us as soon as possible as to where and when the Allied nations will have the necessary ships for their disposal. To effect the foregoing, we have formed a committee comprised of members of the Prisoner-of-War Information Bureau, Army and Navy Ministries, the Foreign Office, etc, whose function it will be to make preparations to return Allied prisoners. HAKODATE, NIIGATA, AOMORI, FUSHIKI, TSURUGA, SENDAI, YOKOHAMA, NAGOYA, KOBE, SHIMONOSEKI, NAGASAKI, HAKATA, FUSAN, DAIREN, and KEELUNG have been selected as embarkation points. Preparations for the return of Allied prisoners are progressing in an orderly manner.

2. Allied prisoners and internees held in areas outside of JAPAN proper will be released where they are held at present. Therefore, it is desired that negotiations be carried out with the Japanese units in the localities concerned.

3. We accept the assistance offered to us by the Swiss Legation and the International Red Cross representative in JAPAN for the return of Allied prisoners.

4.It is our intention to effect this undertaking smoothly, through the organization of a Committee for the Return of Allied Prisoners of War consisting of the committee mentioned in paragraph 1, the representatives mentioned in the preceding paragraph, and representatives of the countries to which prisoners of war are to be returned.

5. It is requested that all Japanese prisoners of war and a portion of the internees held by the Allied nations be repatriated as soon as possible.

6. Examples of articles regarding repatriation to be included in the agreement on cessation of hostilities:

"Article--, Allied prisoners of war and internees held by the Japanese military and civilian agencies shall be immediately repatriated to their respective countries or released from their present locations, as may be indicated separately."

"Article--, Japanese prisoners of war and internees held by the Allied Armies and Allied government agencies will, as soon as possible after the restoration of peace, be repatriated to JAPAN or released at the present location."