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Documents connected with Changi and Sime Road Civilian Internment Camps, 1942 - 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 103/12/15/3

Scope and Contents

This a large collection of documents gathered by Weekley concerning the organisation and administration of the camps; accommodation; camp discipline; relations with the Japanese authorities; work parties; diet, health and hygiene; food supplies, rationing and preparation; Red Cross parcels; the garden; recreation and leisure; the delivery of mail; and the repatriation of internees at the end of the war.


  • Creation: 1942 - 1945


Conditions Governing Access

For conservation reasons, this collection must be read on Cambridge Digital Library or Master Microfilm Reel 8235.

Biographical / Historical

John Weekley was a mining engineer, who served as Men's Representative, Changi and Sime Road Civilian Internment Camps, and as Commandant of one of the camp areas.


3 folder(s) : paper

Language of Materials


Finding aid date

2012-07-12 14:12:22+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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