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Item title: JA145610 interrogation report
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 6/5)
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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 6/5
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 6/-
Item: IR-213 (Serial no. 319)
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 16 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Interrogation report
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 23/12/1943
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:78th Infantry Regt 2nd Bn 6th Coy 1st Pl 1st Sect
Names: JA145610, Superior Pte
Languages: English
Area:Ramu River–Finisterre Range [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Huon Peninsula]
Madang [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Wewak–Madang Area]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for Superior Private JA145610 of the 78th Infantry Regiment 2nd Battalion 6th Company 1st Platoon 1st Section, who was captured halfway between Kankirei and Gurumbo, in the area of Kankirei on 9 October 1943. JA145610, a 32 year old Superior Private from Osaka, was severely ill and could not move when he was captured by Australian troops. During the interrogation, JA145610 provided information on his unit organisation, movements, weapons, roads in the Madang area, and medical treatment in field hospitals.
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