WO235/1116

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Title

WO235/1116

Description

First charge
Committing a War Crime (against D1, D2)
“in that at Shanghai between about the 1st July 1943 and 31st August 1943 the accused KINOSHITA Eiichi then Major General Commanding the Shanghai District Kempei-Tai, and the accused YOSHIDA Bunzo then a Corporal in the Foreign Section of the Special Branch at the Headquarters of the Western Branch of the Shanghai Kempei-Tai on Jessfield Road, were, in violation of the laws and usages of war, concerned in the ill-treatment of civilian residents of Shanghai and in particular of John Martin Watson, William Hutton and Hans Rechlim, causing them physical suffering and resulting in the death of the said William Hutton.”

Second charge (against D1)
Committing a War Crime
“in that he at Shanghai in or about the month of November 1942, was, in violation of the laws and usages of war, concerned in the ill-treatment of a Chinese male, VONG, a civilian resident of Shanghai which ill-treatment resulted in the death of VONG aforesaid.”

Third charge (against D1)
Committing a War Crime
“in that he at Shanghai between the 6th August 1942 and 29th November 1944 as head of the Shanghai Keimpei-Tai and as such responsible for the control of Kempei personnel and the management of the places of detention at Shanghai was in violation of the laws and usages of war concerned in the ill-treatment of civilian residents of Shanghai and in particular the Reverend W.H. Hudspeth, Henry Forsythe Pringle; Edwin Arthur Thompson; Kenneth William Johnstone; James Robert Canning; William Slade Bungey; Arthur Vincent Roovey Dean; C.D. Kocaroff; Patrick Samuel Gibbons, Alexander Haindrava; Morris Joseph Soulevitch; Evans Daw; Boris S. Frank; and Boris Topas detained in the cells of the Headquarters of the Shanghai Kempei Tai at the Bridge House and of Eric Davies; J.A. Cook; B.P. Young detained in the cells of the Union Jack Club on Myrburgh Road a section of the Western Branch of the Shanghai Kempei-Tai, causing them all physical suffering.”

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Citation

“WO235/1116,” Hong Kong's War Crimes Trials Collection, accessed September 22, 2018, http://hkwctc.lib.hku.hk/items/show/85.

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