DATE OF CRIMES
1 June 1943 - 1 March 1944
LOCATION OF CRIMES
Krian Krai, Siam (present-day Thailand)
DATE OF TRIAL
23 August 1946
LOCATION OF TRIAL
The defendant ill-treated and beat POWs while they were working on construction of a railway and sent sick prisoners to work in defiance of the advice of the POW medical officer.
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This 1-day trial was the shortest trial in the history of war crimes cases in Malaya and the first to be held in the Victoria Memorial Hall.
Fumimoto, Tetsuichi. Korean Guard. From Japanese military. From Korea. Guilty. Death by hanging. Sentence reduced. 10 years' imprisonment.
Blacklock, E.N. Lieutenant Colonel. From British military. Court president. Solicitor.
Fortescue, F.G. Major. From British military.
Hughes, H. Captain. From British military.
Prestt, A.H. Major. From British military. Student member, Middle Temple.
Akazawa, Shoji. Prosecutor Nagoya District (Advocate), Japan.