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    Kreer Wewak District | East Sepik Province Papua New Guinea (PNG)

Location
Lat 3° 34' 43S Long 143° 39' 10E  Kreer is located on the north coast of New Guinea. Immediately to the east is Boram (Cape Boram) and Boram Airfield. To the west is Mission Point and Wewak Town (Wewak Point). To the north is Wewak Harbor.

Wewak POW Camp (Kreer POW Camp)
Near the beach at Kreer was an POW camp for Allied prisoners. The camp consisted of a perimeter barbed wire fence with bamboo cages and native huts. Some POWs were sent to Rabaul and then onto Japan. Of those who remained at Wewak, none survived.

Kreer Catholic Mission
Located atop a hilltop overlooking Kreer.

Japanese searchlight
Emplaced on the hilltop

Japanese Type 97 Motorcycle
Abandoned on the hilltop

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Last Updated
November 6, 2017

 

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