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Item title: NISHIO Shirô interrogation report
Title (kanji)
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
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Location details
Institution: Australian War Memorial
Call number: AWM55 6/3
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 6/-
Item: IR-94 (Serial no. 163)
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 12 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Interrogation report
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 15/6/1943
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:51st Independent Engineer Regt
Shinai Maru
Names: NISHIO Shirô, Medical Capt
Languages: English
Area:Tufi [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Papua, Cape Nelson]
Bismarck Archipelago [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands)]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for Medical Captain NISHIO Shirô of the 51st Independent Engineer Regiment, who was captured in Tufi on 13 April 1943. NISHIO, a 33 year old Medical Captain from Tokyo, was captured by Australian troops when he landed on the island after his boat, Shinai Maru, sank. During the interrogation, NISHIO provided information on medical services and medicine. Initially, NISHIO gave a false name at the interrogations. A translation of his letter which states his last thoughts to his wife is included in the report.
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