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Item title: War diary for the 222nd Infantry Regt
Title (romaji): Hohei Dai 222 Rentai Jinchû nisshi
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM 82 1/2/500018)
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AJRP module: Australian War Memorial official records
AJRP series: AWM 82 captured Japanese documents
AJRP sub-series: ATIS material registered as B documents
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Location details
Institution: Australian War Memorial
Call number: AWM 82 1/2/500018
Inst. series: AWM 82
Inst. sub-series: 1/2/- Items registered by ATIS as "B" documents
Item: 1/2/500018
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 1 book approx. 50 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Item type: Unpublished, Official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): 01/08/1943 to 31/08/1943
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:36th Division 222nd Infantry Regt
Languages: Japanese
Area:Qinxian [China–Hong Kong, Shanxi]
Heyuen [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 August 1943, recording the activities of an unnamed unit attached to the 222nd Infantry Regiment while stationed at Qinxian in China. It contains lists of troop numbers and horses, as well as daily reports and orders concerning unit activities such as mounted patrols, bayonet practice, riding practice, barrack maintenance and surveillance duties. The diary also contains details of medical/dental treatment received by unit members. It was captured at Hansa Bay in July 1944
AWM 82 captured Japanese document details
Title: War diary for the 222nd Infantry Regt
ATIS number: 500018
Item status: Original document
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Names (kanji ):
Sender (kanji):
Recipient (kanji):
Japanese unit names: 36th Division 222nd Infantry Regt
Japanese unit names (romaji):Dai 36 Shidan Hohei Dai 222 Rentai
Japanese unit names (kanji)
Place of acquisition: Hansa Bay
Date of acquisition: 07/29/1944
Other information
Last modified:03/05/2009 10:05:55 AM
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