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Folder title: Records of meritorious service for deceased soldiers from the 78th Infantry Regiment
Title (romaji)Hohei Dai 78 Rentai shibotsusha kôseki meibo
Title (kanji)
AJRP details
AJRP module: Australian War Memorial official records
AJRP series: AWM 82 captured Japanese documents
AJRP sub-series: ATIS material registered as B documents
Location details
Institution: Australian War Memorial
Call number: AWM 82 1/2/500035
Inst. series: AWM 82
Inst. sub-series: 1/2/- Items registered by ATIS as "B" documents
Item: 1/2/500035
Folder qualities
Quantity: 1 bundle of papers, approx. 30 pages with hand-written entries in ink
Access: Open
Folder type: Unpublished, Official
Folder content
Creation date range (m/y): 10/1943 to 04/1944
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:20th Division 78th Infantry Regt 1st Infantry Gun Det
Languages: Japanese
Area:Anamo [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Wewak–Madang Area]
Content: This folder contains a collection of eight death certificates and service records belonging to soldiers from the 20th Division 78th Infantry Regiment Infantry Gun Detachment, who died of illness or injury in the Madang-Hansa Bay region between October 1943 and April 1944. It was captured at Anamo in July 1944.
Other information
Notes: Some of the place names mentioned in these documents have not yet been added to the AJRP Area Thesaurus
Last modified:03/29/2001 10:38:49 AM

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