|Item title:||NISHIO Kiyoshi interrogation report|
|Location:||Australian War Memorial (AWM55 6/3) |
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|AJRP module:||Australian War Memorial official records|
|AJRP series:||Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) publications|
|AJRP sub-series:||ATIS interrogation reports|
|Institution:||Australian War Memorial|
|Call number:||AWM55 6/3|
|Inst. sub-series:||AWM55 6/-|
|Item:||IR-98 (Serial no. 168)|
|Quantity / desc:||11 pages|
|Item type:||Unpublished, Official|
|Creation date (d/m/y):||19/6/1943|
|Conflict code:||Pacific War (1941-1945)|
|Keywords:||IMPERIAL JAPANESE ARMY, INTELLIGENCE, INTERROGATION, MORALE, TRAINING, DEFENCES|
|Australian unit names:|
|Allied unit names:|
|Japanese unit names:||115th Infantry Regt 3rd Bn 11 Coy|
|Names:||NISHIO Kiyoshi, 2nd Lt|
Rabaul Area [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain]
Goodenough Island [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Papuan Islands, D'Entrecasteaux Islands]
|Content:||This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for 2nd Lieutenant NISHIO Kiyoshi of the 115th Infantry Regiment 3rd Battalion 11 Company, who was captured on Goodenough Island on 11 March 1943. NISHIO, a 34 year old 2nd Lieutenant from Niigata, was captured by an Australian patrol boat while he and others were drifiting in a collapsible boat after the sinking of Oigawa Maru. NISHIO was a university graduate and taught biology at high school for four years. During the interrogation, NISHIO provided information on his unit's organisation, training, the situation in Rabaul, and morale in Japan.|
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