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Item title: Service records for the 29th Field Machine Cannon Coy
Title (romaji): Yasen Kikaihô Dai 29 Chûtai heishinjô meisaisho
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM 82 1/2/500319/1)
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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 1/2/500319/1
Inst. series: AWM 82
Inst. sub-series: 1/2/- Items registered by ATIS as "B" documents
Item: 1/2/500319/1
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 1 book, approx. 100 pages of mimeographed copy with handwritten entries
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Service record
Item content
Creation date range (d/m/y): ?/?/c1942 to ?/?/c1943
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:29th Field Machine Cannon Coy
Languages: Japanese
Area:Maladang [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Huon Peninsula, Lae–Markham River Area]
Content: This item is a collection of service records for 24 enlisted members of the 29th Field Machine Cannon Company, all of whom were conscripted in 1941. Each record consist of four pages containing detailed personal information on the soldier in question, including his home address, immediate family relationships and his family's finance and social status. Information is also provided on the soldiers' education and/or pre-recruitment occupation. A brief summary of each soldier's post-recruitment progress and/or promotion is provided up until the time of the record's creation, or the date of the soldier's death if he was already deceased by this time. The final page of each record is divided into spaces for remarks by senior officers on the soldier's military career, including such aspects as "thought," "disposition," and "personality." Spaces are also provided for marks given to the soldier's in various military activities, and for any prizes or punishments incurred, but in every case these spaces have been left blank. This item was captured at Maladang in September 1943.
AWM 82 captured Japanese document details
Title: Service records for the 29th Field Machine Cannon Coy
ATIS number: 500319
Item status: Original document
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Names (kanji ):
Sender (kanji):
Recipient (kanji):
Japanese unit names: 29th Field Machine Cannon Coy
Japanese unit names (romaji):Yasen Kikanhô Dai 29 Chûtai
Japanese unit names (kanji)
Place of acquisition: Maladang
Date of acquisition: 09/15/1943
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Last modified:03/05/2009 10:05:44 AM
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