Tjeerd Eijsvoogel, Army Corporal, Dutch
Tjeerd Eijsvoogel was born on 30-07
1922 in Tegal, Indonesie (Indonesia) and died in 1975 in
His age was 52 when he died. His whole life he was in the army.
In Indonesie he was in the army, named KNIL. In Indonesie during the war he was taken
prisoner of war. The Japanese took him to
Java, Singapore and after that Japan kamp
XVII in Omuta. (Fukuoka Camp 17)
In September 1945 he was liberated. I know he was very grateful for that.
My mother was even born in
Indonesia, and she was in the army too. She was taken in prison too ( Adekkamp )
In 1948 my father and mother went to Holland, where we all ( 4 kids) were born.
My father and mother never told us
anything about the horrible time in Indonesia and Japan.
Submitted by son, Wim Eijsvoogel
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