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Item title: Outline for managing the retreat to Sio
Title (romaji): "Shio" tenshin ni tomonau kôhô shori yôko
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM 82 1/4/4084)
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AJRP details
AJRP module: Australian War Memorial official records
AJRP series: AWM 82 captured Japanese documents
AJRP sub-series: ATIS material registered as A documents
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Location details
Institution: Australian War Memorial
Call number: AWM 82 1/4/4084
Inst. series: AWM 82
Inst. sub-series: 1/4/- Items registered by ATIS as "A" documents
Item: 1/4/4084
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 2 pages, handwritten mimeographed copy, plus typed English translation
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Administrative document
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 8/9/1943
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:15th Field Anti-aircraft Machine Cannon Coy
Languages: English, Japanese
Area:Fortification Point–Sio Area [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Huon Peninsula]
Content: This administrative document relates to the withdrawl to Sio of Japanese troops from the area around Lae in Sept 1943. The document would have been circulated to all units prior to the evacuation, and gives detailed instructions on the disposal of surplus stores, equipment and installations, the evacuation of casualties, and the establishment of supply points. The unit , the 15th Anti-aircraft Machine Cannons, was written in pencil on the document, and possibly was attached to the 51st Division which was in action in the area at the time. ATIS spot report no. 132 attached to the document is a complete translation of this item.
AWM 82 captured Japanese document details
Title: Outline for managing the retreat to Sio
ATIS number: 4084
Item status: Original document
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Names (kanji ):
Sender (kanji):
Recipient (kanji):
Japanese unit names: 15th Field Anti-aircraft Machine Cannon Coy
Japanese unit names (romaji):Dai 15 Kôsha Kikanhô
Japanese unit names (kanji)
Place of acquisition: Huon Peninsula
Date of acquisition: 09/14/1943
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Last modified:03/05/2009 10:06:37 AM
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