DATE OF CRIMES
Between November 1942 and August 1943
LOCATION OF CRIMES
Burma-Siam Railway (present-day Thailand): Wan Lung, Matona and Conquita Camps
DATE OF TRIAL
11, 13 November 1946
LOCATION OF TRIAL
Accused was a platoon commander in the 3rd Railway Company, 9th Railway Regiment. He was charged with the inhumane treatment of British POWs, including forcing sick men to work, allowing them to be kicked and beaten, and on one occasion, refusing to allow them to have their mid-day meal.
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The prosecution did not rely on any witnesses and relied solely on evidence filed by various ex-POWs for the entire case.
Takizawa, Seita. Lieutenant. From Japanese military. From Japan. Guilty. 3 years' imprisonment. Sentence confirmed.
Smith, H. E. R. Lieutenant Colonel. From British military. Court president.
Hebden, E. N. Major. From British military.
Dunsford, E. H. Captain. From British military.
Eber, John. Civilian. Barrister at Law.
Hikojiro, Aoki. Lawyer, Tokyo.
DEFENCE ADVISORY OFFICERS
Tyson, R. H. Lieutenant. From British military.