Fukuoka 5D UBE
control changed to Hiroshima 8D Higashi
Fukuoka Area Command

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Originally Fukuoka 5-D UBE Branch
HIGASHI MISONO
YAMAGUCHI-ken, UBE-shi, OKIUBE
26 Nov 1942: Established as YAHATA Provisional POW CAMP UBE Branch Camp HIGASHI MISONO Detached Camp
1 Jan 1943: Renamed FUKUOKA POW CAMP UBE Branch? Camp HIGASHI MISONO Detached Camp
1 Mar 1943: Renamed 10-B
1 Dec 1943:
Renamed 5-D
14 Apr 1945:
Jurisdictional control transferred to Hiroshima POW Camp 8-D, HIGASHI MISOME (UBE KYOGYO)

16 Jul 1945:
Destroyed by air raid; camp terminated; POWs transferred to Hiroshima 6-D which became Hir-08-Motoyama

Prior history of 6-D:

Hiroshima 8-B MOTOYAMA
(UBE KYOGYO)
YAMAGUCHI-ken, ONODA-shi, MOTOYAMA
13 Apr 1945: Established as Hiroshima 6-D (formerly FUKUOKA POW CAMP 3-D)
Aug 1945: Renamed Hiroshima 8-B Motoyama
Sep 1945: Rescue effected
Deceased
Men know to have died in Fukuoka #1

Piggott, [Piggett on camp roster] Harold H., Corp, USMC, Los Altos CA
(died 45.09.15 at Hakozaki when truck was hit by train)

Stewart, Leon R., Sgt, USMC, Opportunity WA
(died 44.11.04 of malnutrition, beri beri and pneumonia)

Honneycutt, James Willard, S1c, USN
(Died 45.09.07 of advanced bilateral hemorrage tuberculosis)