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Crew in front of barracks in Padang

Barracks in Padang (set on stilts, and beds where several feet off the floor)
When pelopors (freedom fighters) shot at the barracks they always shot too low. It was hit and run, so it didn’t last too long. No harm to personnel, but holes in the building.

Top (L to R): KNIL unknown (armory), Servaas Gerardu
Middle 3 (L to R): all KNIL (armory) unknown names
Bottom 3 (L to R): Sliedracht; Bastiaans (seated in jeep), KNIL unknown