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Item title: JA147275 interrogation report
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 6/7)
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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
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Location details
Institution: Australian War Memorial
Call number: AWM55 6/7
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 6/-
Item: IR-304 (Serial no. 443)
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 8 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Interrogation report
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 7/7/1944
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:141st Infantry Regt
Names: JA147275, 1st Class Pte
Languages: English
Area:Hiro [Japan–Formosa, Honshû, Hiroshima Prefecture, Kure]
Talasea [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain, Kimbe Bay]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for JA147275 of the 141st Infantry Regiment, who was captured in Talasea on 27 March 1944. JA147275, a 21 year old 1st Class Private (Rifleman) from Hiroshima Prefecture, fell behind his unit as he had no shoes, was captured by US troops. During the interrogation, JA147275 provided information on unit organisation, movement, morale, and the Hiro Naval Arsenal where he had worked in 1942. A sketch map of the Hiro area was attached.
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