POW Camps, Burma - Thailand Railway

 

 

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Distance

Station

Also known as

POW Camp

Who was there?

km from Nong Pladok

km from Thanbyzayat

 

 

 

 

000.00

 

Nong Pladuk

Nonpuradukku

3 x Camps

 

002.00

 

Komma

 

 

 

005.13

 

Ban Pong Mai

 

 

 

013.38

 

Rukke

 

 

 

025.89

 

Tarunoi

Tarua

 

 

038.90

 

Tamuang

Tamoan, Thamuang

Tha Muang - 4 Group Base Camp

 

050.32

 

Kanchanaburi

Kanhuri

Kanburi ( 55 kilo camp) - 2 Group Base Camp

 
056.00       Tamarkan  

057.30

 

Kao Poon

 

58.00 km - 3 & 5 Group Base Camp, 60.00 km - Chungkai 2 Group Base Camp

 

068.59

 

Wanran

Wan Lain, Wan Yen

Wan Yai Camp

 

077.66

 

Tapon

Tha Poon

 

 

087.93

 

Ban Kao

 

 

 

097.89

 

Takilen

Takiren, Tha Kilen

Takilin Camp, Nomproddi Camp

 

108.14

 

Aruhill

Aruhiru, Arrowhill

Aruhill Camp

 

114.04

 

Wampo

Wang Po

Wampo South Camp, Tarsau Hospital River Camp

 

124.85

 

Wan Yai

Wang Yai

Tadan Camp

 

130.30

 

Tarsau

Tasao, Tha Sao

Tarsau Fit Camp, Tarsau Hospital River Camp

 

139.05

 

Tonchan

Tong Chang

Tonchan Spring Camp, Tonchan South

 

147.32

 

Tampi

Tampines

Tampi Camp, Elephant Grass Camp

 

155.03

 

Hintok

Hintoku

Konyu River, Konyu No 2, Konyu No 3 Jungle (Malay), Konyo North River camp and Hintok River Camp

 

162.30

 

Kanyu

Kanu

Kinsaiyoke (Kanyu) No 1 Jungle Camp

 

167.66

 

Saiyoku

 

Saiyok Sub Camp

 

171.72

 

kinsaiyoku

 

3 x camps

 

180.53

 

Rin tin

Rin ten, Lin ting

Mantina Camp, Kuiye Camp

 

190.48

 

Kuie

Kuiye

Wanping Camp, Kwi Chi Camp,

 

197.75

 

Hin dat

Hindato

Hindat West Camp, Hindat East Camp, 6 Group Base Camp

 

208.11

 

Purankashii

Brangassi

Gash Camp, Hindam Camp, Kwima Camp, Hindare Camp

 

213.00

 

Onte

Ong Ti

Onte Camp, Bangan Camp (214)

 

218.15

 

Takanoon,

Tha Khanum

Takanun Camp, 2 Group Base Camp (220), 222 km Camp

 

229.14

 

Namuchonyai

Namajo

Nomchong Camp (227)

 

236.80

 

Tamuron

Tamajo, Tamazyo

229 km and 232 km Camps

 

244.19

 

Tamuron Part

Thamuronpato

Tamronpart Camp

 

250.13

 

Kurian kurai

Krian Krai

Dobbs Camp (246 km), Krian Krai Camp (249 km)

 

257.70

 

Kurikonta

Kuri Konta

 

 

262.53

152.39

Konkoita

Konkuita

148 Kilo Camp

 

262.87

 

Joining Point

 

 

 

273.06

141.86

Teimonta

Tarmonta

 

 

281.80

133.12

Niike

Nikki, Ni Thi, Nieke

Little Nieke (131 Kilo Camp), Nieke ( 133 kilo camp )

 

294.02

120.90

Sonkurai

Kaung Klai

Shimo Sonkurai (290), Sonkurai, Kami Sonkurai (298), 122 Kilo Camps

 

300.00

 

Thailand - Burma Border

Three Pagoda Pass

Three Pagoda Pass ( 112 kilo camp )116 kilo camp

 

303.95

110.97

Changaraya

 

108 kilo Camp - Payathonzo, 110 Kilo Camps

 

310.63

104.29

Angznan

Aungganzung

105 Kilo Camp

 

319.88

095.04

Kyandau

Kyandou

95 Kilo, 96 Kilo, 98 Kilo, 100 Kilo Camps

 

332.09

082.83

Aparon

Apalon

85 Kilo Camp

 

337.25

077.67

Aparon

Apparon

80 Kilo Camp - Takalin

 

342.83

072.09

Mezari

Masali

75 Kilo Camp - Meilo, 5 Group Base Hospital

 

348.66

066.26

Kami Mezari

Kami Mesali

70 Kilo Camp - Mezali, Mezalie, Mezari, 3 group Base Hospital

 

353.77

059.15

Ronshii

Lpngsi

 

 

357.60

057.32

Tanzun

Tuangzun, Taunzan

60 Kilo Camp, 3 Group Base Hospital

 

361.90

053.02

Tambaya

 

F Force Hospital (50), Tanbaya (50 kilo camp), 55 Kilo Camp - KhonKhun, 55 kilo camp (Hospital Camp)

 

369.06

045.86

Anahuin

Anakwan, Anarkwan, Anarkan

45 Kilo Camp

 

374.40

040.52

Bekitan

Beke Taung

40 Kilo Camp

closed 29/11/1942, lack of water

384.59

030.33

Repou

Retpu

30 Kilo Hospital Camp, 35 Kilo Camp - Tanyin

Williams Force (35 kilo camp)

391.02

023.90

Konnokoi

Kun Kwat Kway, Kunknitway

26 Kilo Camp

Black Force (camped across site of proposed Railway) and Ramsay Forces - the "Boy Bastard" was in this camp

396.39

018.53

Rabao

Alepauk, Hlepauk

18 Kilo Camp

Anderson Force - murder of Sgt. O'Donell 27/12/1942 by "Dillinger"

401.34

013.58

Tettoko

Thetkaw, Thethaw

14 Kilo Camp

 

406.37

008.55

Uegare

Wagale

8 Kilo Camp

Dutch

410.92

004.00

Shin Thanbyuzayat

 

4 Kilo Camp - Kandaw, Kendau (also known as 4.8 kilo camp)

Green Force

414.92

000.00

Thanbyzayat

 

Thanbyzayat Camp

Ramsay force arrived late afternoon, 18/12/1942, ordered to move to Kun Knit Kway, 20/12/1942

(Source: Hellfire Pass Memorial Thailand - Burma Railway, 10th Edition, May 2002; Hall, Leslie G., The Blue Haze (Kangaroo Press, Kenthurst, NSW. 1996; Beaton, T.R. Lieut Col. (retd), A Travellers Guide to the Burma Railway, 2003)

Last updated 12/02/2014