Photo: medical staff quarters in Changi

This shows the crowded but still relatively spacious quarters in Changi prison, in Singapore.  From here, war prisoners were sent to work on the Japanese railway between Burma and Thailand, where conditions were far worse.


Photographer unknown, 1942


Accession number: H97.254/11


From the State Library of Victoria's Pictures collection. Gift of Mr. Peter Jones, 1996


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Major Arthur Moon