WO235/1044

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WO235/1044

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First Charge (Against all Accused)
“COMMITTING A WAR CRIME, in that they at and near KARENKO, FORMOSA, between 1st July 1942 and 30th June 1943, the accused Col. NAKAO as Commandant Prisoner-of-War Camps Group, the accused Captain IMAMURA as Commandant of No. 4 Branch Camp and the accused Lieutenant. WAKASUGI as a member of the staff of the said Camp, being responsible for the well-being of all British and Allied Prisoners-of-War and civilian internees in the said No. 4 Branch Camp, was in violation of the laws and usages of war concerned in the illtreatment of Prisoners-of-War and civilian internees resulting in physical suffering to many of them.”

Second Charge (Against D1)
“COMMITTING A WAR CRIME, in that at Formosa between July 1942 and June 1943, the accused as Commandant Prisoner-of-War Camps Group and as such responsible for the well-being of all British and Allied Prisoners-of-War and civilian internees in Formosa, was in violation of the laws and usages of war concerned in the illtreatment of Prisoners-of-War and internees at No. 1 Branch Camp KINKASEKI, No. 2 Branch Camp TAICHU, No. 3 Branch Camp HEITO, H.Q. Camp at DAICHOKU and at various in transit resulting in the deaths of a number of the said Prisoners-of-War, and in physical suffering to many Prisoners-of-War, and civilian internees.”

Third Charge (Against D2)
“COMMITTING A WAR CRIME, at or near SHIRAKAWA, FORMOSA, between 1st June and 31st December 1943, whilst Commandant of No. 4 Branch and as such responsible for the well-being of all British and Allied Prisoners-of-War and civilian internees in the said Camp, was in violation of the laws and usages of war concerned in the illtreatment of Prisoners-of-War and civilian internees causing suffering to many of them.”

Fourth Charge (Against D2)
“COMMITTING A WAR CRIME, at or near KOKUTSU, FORMOSA, between 16th May 1945 and 31st May 1945, whilst Commandant of No. 1 Branch and as such responsible for the well-being of all British and Allied Prisoners-of-War in the said Camp, was in violation of the laws and usages of war concerned in the illtreatment of Prisoners-of-War causing suffering to many of them.”

Fifth Charge (Against D3)
“COMMITTING A WAR CRIME, at TROKU, FORMOSA, between 1st November 1944 and 25th April 1945, whilst Commandant at TROKU Transit Camp and as such responsible for the well-being of all British and Allied Prisoners-of-War in the said Camp, was in violation of the laws and usages of war concerned in the illtreatment of Prisoners-of-War causing suffering to many of the said Prisoners-of-War.”

Sixth Charge (Against D3)
“COMMITTING A WAR CRIME, at SIRAKAWA, FORMOSA, between 25th April 1945 and 5th September 1945, whilst a member of the staff of the No. 4 Branch Camp was, contrary to the laws and usages of war concerned in the illtreatment of Prisoners-of-War causing suffering to many of the said Prisoners-of-War.”

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“WO235/1044,” Hong Kong's War Crimes Trials Collection, accessed September 22, 2018, http://hkwctc.lib.hku.hk/items/show/72.

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