Parkeston, Western Australia facts for kids
During World War II, Parkeston was the location of a Prisoner of War Transit and Detention Camp. It was 2 km north-east of Kalgoorlie and today is a suburb of Kalgoorlie itself. It operated between June 1940 and March 1947, was used as a transit camp for prisoners transiting across the country by rail, having a capacity of 20 internees in small cells.
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