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Includes Borneo

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FIBIS resources


  • BACSA publication Java: British and Empire Graves (1743-1975) by Justin Corfield, 1999. MIs including World War II.
188pp, 70 illustrations and plans ISBN 0 907799 61 2. Available at the British Library.
For details including purchase, see BACSA Books - select Cemetery Record Books.
BACSA have put indexes to the majority of their cemetery books online and these indexes are free to browse. If an indexed name is of interest then application can be made to BACSA for details of the relevant burial inscription - charges apply for this service.
Justin Corfield’s book incorporates some/all? of three of the four books by P.C. Bloys van Treslong Prins, Genealogische en heraldische gedenkwaardigheden betreffende Europeanen op Java, published 1934-1939, but not Volume 4. Volume 4 appears to be available at the British Library and is also included, together with the first three volumes, in the DVD mentioned below (Dutch language)
  • British & Indian Armies in the East Indies (1685-1935) by Alan Harfield 1984 is available at the British Library. History of British and Indian Armies in Sumatra, Java, Sarawak, Malaya and Singapore from 1685-1935. Includes names of officers and men buried in these areas. Also includes name lists of persons in some military units which served in these areas.
  • Dutch Indies Genealogical Association sells publications, including this DVD of records. Both the DVD and webpage are in Dutch. You can obtain a computer produced translation of the webpage using Google Translate, or some browsers such as Google Chrome have an automatic option to translate.

External links

Historical books online

Alexander Dalrymple’s Treaties with Sulu in Malay and Tausug 05 June 2014 British Library Asian and African studies blog.


  1. Full title ‪The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and Critical Account of the Lives and Writings of the Most Eminent Persons in Every Nation‬: ‪Particulary the British and Irish; from the Earliest Accounts to the Present Time‬, Volume 11