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    Berhala Island (Berhala Rock) Sabah State | Borneo Malaysia
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c1945

Location
Located at the entrance to Sandakan Harbor off Sandakan.
Prewar, the island was a leper colony.

Wartime History
The Japanese used it as a prison camp in 1941 American writer Agnes Keith married to a agent for the British North Borneo Company who produced and sold rubber was captured with her husband by the Japanese and temporarly imprisoned on Berhala Rock and later transfered to the prison camp at Kuching.

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Last Updated
January 11, 2018

 

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