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Item title: OKADA Kan'ichirô interrogation report
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 6/4)
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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 6/4
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 6/-
Item: IR-160 (Serial no. 249)
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 9 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Interrogation report
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 13/9/1943
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:11th Division 11th Mountain Artillery Regt 1st Bn 1st Coy 2nd Pl 3rd Sect
Names: OKADA Kan'ichirô, Superior Pte
Languages: English
Owen Stanley Range [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Papua]
Giruwa [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Papua, Owen Stanley Range, Buna Area]
Rabaul Area [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for Superior Private OKADA Kan'ichirô of the 11th Division 11th Moutain Artillery Regiment 1st Battalion 1st Company 2nd Platoon 3rd Section, who was captured in Giruwa on 22 January 1943. OKADA, a 27 year old Superior Private from Ehime, was exhausted and asleep in a tent when he was captured by Australian troops. He was part of the Southseas Force which landed in Rabaul in January 1942 and his duty in the unit was a horse leader. During the interrogation, OKADA provided information on his unit and general conditions in Japan.
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