Kokubo Nagataro and others
DATE OF CRIMES
Between 1942 and 1945
LOCATION OF CRIMES
Kilo, Chungkai and Nakon Nyok POW camps, Siam (present-day Thailand)
DATE OF TRIAL
23, 29 June 1946
1, 2, 5, 6 and 9 July 1946
LOCATION OF TRIAL
The defendants were charged for the illtreatment of British, Australian and Dutch prisoners of war in Siam (present-day Thailand), that led to the deaths of some and bodily suffering to others.
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Nobomutsu Takayama was spared from execution on what seemed to be a case of mistaken identity - while he was found guilty by the court, the post-trial JAG review report stated that that the person referred to in the affidavits tendered by the prosecution was another Korean named Takayama Takamitsu.
Kokubo, Nagataro. Lieutenant. From Japanese military. From Japan. Guilty. Death by hanging. Sentence confirmed.
Terrakoshi, Tsuneo. Sergeant. From Japanese miltary. From Japan. Guilty. Death by hanging. Sentence confirmed.
Takayama, Nobomutsu. Korean guard. From Japanese military. From Korea. Guilty. Death by hanging. Sentence not confirmed. No sentence.
Smith, H. E. R. Lieutenant Colonel. From British military. Court president.
Sahay, S. B. Major. From British Indian Army. Advocate in India.
Kohli, R. D. Captain. From British Indian Army.
Stephens, L.B. Major. From British military.
Seaki, Kinji. Civilian. Judge, Civil Court Hiroshima.
Iwaguchi, Morio. Civilian. Judge, Civil Court Osaka.
DEFENCE ADVISORY OFFICERS
Ali Zaheer Khan. Lieutenant. From British Indian Army.