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Item title: JA145644 supplementary interrogation report
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 6/5)
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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 6/5
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 6/-
Item: IR-200A (Serial no. 299)
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 3 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Interrogation report
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 23/11/1943
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:115th Infantry Regt
Akitsu Maru
Names: JA145644, 1st Class Pte
Languages: English
Area:Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands)
Lae–Markham River Area [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Huon Peninsula]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for 1st Class Private JA145644 of the 115th Infantry Regiment, who was captured in Bangdap on 27 October 1943. JA145644, a 27 year old 1st Class Private from Tokyo, had been struggling through the jungle for about six weeks when he was captured by Australian troops. He was a gunner in his unit. During the interrogation, JA145644 provided information on Akitsu Maru which was converted into a troopship from an aircraft-carrier. A sketch of the ship is attached.
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Last modified:03/05/2009 09:03:07 AM
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