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Details of CO 980
Reference: CO 980
Title: Colonial Office: Prisoners of War and Civilian Internees Department

This series contains files of the Prisoners of War, Civilian Internees and Casulaties Department. A large part of this collection of papers concerns civilian internees detained when Singapore and Hong Kong were invaded by the Japanese. There are also files on military prisoners of war in Europe and the Far East; on conditions in prisoner of war and internee camps; and on aliens interned in British Colonial territories.

Date: 1941-1953
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Physical description: 240 file(s)
Access conditions: Subject to 30 year closure unless otherwise stated
Unpublished finding aids:

For registers to this correspondence see CO 1012

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