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Item title: JA145540 interrogation report
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 6/5)
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AJRP details
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-198 (Serial no. 297)
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 13 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Interrogation report
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 22/11/1943
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Keywords:IMPERIAL JAPANESE ARMY, INTELLIGENCE, INTERROGATION, TROOPSHIPS, TRANSPORT SHIPS, TRAINING
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:8th Shipping Engineer Regt 2nd Coy 1st Pl 1st Sect
Taimei Maru
Names: JA145540, Superior Pte
Languages: English
Area:Dampier strait [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain]
Goodenough Island [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Papuan Islands, D'Entrecasteaux Islands]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for Superior Private JA145540 of the 8th Shipping Engineer Regiment 2nd Company 1st Platoon 1st Section, who was captured on Goodenough Island on 6 April 1943. JA145540, a 32 year old Superior Private from Tokyo, was captured by Australian troops about a month after he and his companions reached the island as a result of the sinking of Taimei Maru. During the interrogation, JA145540 provided information on his unit organisation, ships, and training.
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