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Item title: Botora war diary
Title (romaji): Botora jinchû nisshi
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM 82 1/2/212252)
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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 B documents
AJRP folder:
Location details
Institution: Australian War Memorial
Call number: AWM 82 1/2/212252
Inst. series: AWM 82
Inst. sub-series: 1/2/- Items registered by ATIS as "B" documents
Item: 1/2/212252
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 1 book, approx. 200 pages printed in ink and carbon copy
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Official diary
Item content
Creation date range (d/m/y): 1/1/1944 to 31/1/1944
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:44th Line Of Communication Guard Unit 2nd Coy
44th Line of Communication Hospital
112th Line of Communication Hospital
Names: IKUI, Lt
Languages: Japanese
Area:Hansa Bay [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Wewak–Madang Area]
Content: This item is an official diary for the month of January 1944, recording the activities of the 44th Line of Communications Guard Unit while stationed at 'Botora,' in the Hansa Bay district. It contains several maps of the Hansa Bay area, as well as daily orders and reports concerning unit activities such as road building operations, surveillance patrols and barrack maintenance. There are also reports of casualties and damages from enemy attacks in the region, and lists of new and recovering casualties among unit members due to illness and injury, including several copies of certificates notifying individual deaths and illnesses. It was captured at Hansa Bay in July 1944.
AWM 82 captured Japanese document details
Title: Botora war diary
ATIS number: 212252
Item status: Original document
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Names: IKUI, Lt
Names (kanji ):
Sender (kanji):
Recipient (kanji):
Japanese unit names: 44th Line Of Communication Guard Unit 2nd Coy
44th Line of Communication Hospital
112th Line of Communication Hospital
Japanese unit names (romaji):Dai 44 Heitan Keibitai Dai 2 Chûtai; Dai 44 Heitan Byôin; Dai 112 Heitan Byôin
Japanese unit names (kanji)
Place of acquisition: Hansa Bay
Date of acquisition: 07/10/1944
Other information
Some of the place names mentioned in this document (Botora) have not yet been entered in the AJRP Area Thesaurus
Last modified:03/05/2009 10:06:59 AM
Source:AJRP staff

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