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Item title: War diary for the 222nd Infantry Regt Infantry Gun Det
Title (romaji): Hohei Dai 222 Rentai Hohei Hôchûtai jinchû nisshi
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM 82 1/2/500014)
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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 1/2/500014
Inst. series: AWM 82
Inst. sub-series: 1/2/- Items registered by ATIS as "B" documents
Item: 1/2/500014
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 1 book, approx. 100 pages with entries in ink and carbon copy
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Official diary
Item content
Creation date range (d/m/y): 01/09/1943 to 30/09/1943
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:36th Division 222nd Infantry Regt Infantry Gun Det
Languages: Japanese
Area:Qinxian [China–Hong Kong, Shanxi]
Qinyuen [China–Hong Kong, Shanxi]
Hansa Bay [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Wewak–Madang Area]
Content: This item is an official diary for the month of September 1943, recording the activities of the 222nd Infantry Regiment Infantry Gun Detachment while stationed at Qinxian in Shanxi, China. It contains various lists of unit officers and their assigned duties, as well as daily reports and orders concerning activities and duties such as artillery and surveillance training, riding lessons, maintenance and training of unit horses, medical examinations, and unit inspections. The diary also contains records of supplies, reports of medical/dental treatment received by unit members, and special orders for the dispatch of troops back to the Japanese mainland to return the remains of dead soldiers to their families. It was captured at Hansa Bay in July 1944.
AWM 82 captured Japanese document details
Title: War diary for the 222nd Infantry Regt Infantry Gun Det
ATIS number: 500014
Item status: Original document
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Names (kanji ):
Sender (kanji):
Recipient (kanji):
Japanese unit names: 36th Division 222nd Infantry Regt Infantry Gun Det
Japanese unit names (romaji):Dai 36 Shidan Dai 222 Rentai Hohei Hôchûtai
Japanese unit names (kanji)
Place of acquisition: Hansa Bay
Date of acquisition: 07/29/1944
Other information
Last modified:03/05/2009 10:08:25 AM
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