1944 | NETHERLANDS EAST INDIES

Ref: DR17672
  • £275.00

Netherlands East Indies. (Prisoner of War in Java). 1944. Prisoner of War postal stationery card with pre-printed 'Jawa Furyo Shuyosho' (Java Prisoner of War Camp) in brackets, 'Furyo Shuyosho' (Prisoner of War Post) with boxed 'Jawa Furyo Shuyosho, Ket'etsuzumi' (Java Prisoner of War Camp, Censored) in red written from 'M.J. Scheepmaker, POW 1348, Belanda (Dutch), Java C.R. (Batavia-Djakarta) addressed to 'G.J. Scheepmaker, No 23957, Tawanan Militer (Military Prisoner), Java Z' (Bandoeng) with circular seal of "Tanaka" and forwarded to "Makasoera Camp' with framed 'Jawa Furyo Honsho' (Jawa POW Headquarters) and typed '22724' POW number and anointed 'No 22724 (KM)' dated '3-12-44' with "Watanabe" censor seal applied on arrival.
Very nice item sent camp to camp with double censor.
Card written in Malay.
Ex Paul Bulterman's Prisoner of War collection.