DATE OF CRIMES
Between January and March 1945
LOCATION OF CRIMES
64 Kilo Camp, Siam (present-day Thailand)
DATE OF TRIAL
5, 6 and 7 March 1947
LOCATION OF TRIAL
The defendant Mitsuzo Mori was a civilian employee of the Kinjohan Company and was the supervisor of 64 Kilo Camp, a work camp on the Burma-Siam Railway. He was charged with the illtreatment of the 400 Asian coolies under his supervision which had lead to the deaths of approximately 50 of them through poor living conditions, the witholding of rations from them and beatings. The court found him guilty of illtreatment but did not find him responsible for the deaths. He was sentenced to 10 years' imprisonment.
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The defendant, Mitsuzo Mori was a civilian contractor working with the Kinjohan Company, an engineering company assisting with the railway's construction.
The name of the work camp is "64 Kilo Camp", derived from the name covention at that time where those who worked on the Death Railway from the Burma end used the distance from Base Thanbyuzayat as camp names.
Mori, Mitsuzo. Civilian. From Japan. Guilty. 10 years' imprisonment. Sentence confirmed.
Forsythe, P.A. Lieutenant-Colonel. From British military. Court president.
de Froideville, C. Monod. Lieutenant-Colonel. From Dutch military.
Dennis, A.E. Major. From British military.
Khan, A.M. Major. From British Indian Army. B.A. L.L.B. Allahabad.
Tanaka, Yutaka. Barrister, Supreme Court Tokyo.
DEFENCE ADVISORY OFFICERS
McKenzie, I.K. Captain. From British military.