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Item title: War diary for the 222nd Infantry regt 1st & 2nd Bns
Title (romaji): Jinchû nisshi
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM 82 1/2/500019)
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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 1/2/500019
Inst. series: AWM 82
Inst. sub-series: 1/2/- Items registered by ATIS as "B" documents
Item: 1/2/500019
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Item type: Unpublished, Official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): 01/09/1943 to 30/09/1943
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:36th Division 222nd Infantry Regt 1st Bn
36th Division 222nd Infantry Regt 2nd Bn
Languages: Japanese
Area:Qinxian [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 1st and 2nd Battalions, while stationed at Qinxian in China. It contains lists of troop numbers and their organisation, as well as daily orders and reports concerning unit activities and duties, such as mounted patrols, surveillance, target practice, and strategic studies. There are also orders regarding troop organisation and preparation for detachment following the conclusion of training at the end of September. This item may be related to others in this sub-series, such as items 500017, and 500018. It was captured at Hansa Bay in July 1944.
AWM 82 captured Japanese document details
Title: War diary for the 222nd Infantry regt 1st & 2nd Bns
ATIS number: 500019
Item status: Original document
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Names (kanji ):
Sender (kanji):
Recipient (kanji):
Japanese unit names: 36th Division 222nd Infantry Regt 1st Bn
36th Division 222nd Infantry Regt 2nd Bn
Japanese unit names (romaji):Dai 36 Shidan Dai 222 Hohei Rentai Dai 1, 2 Daitai
Japanese unit names (kanji)
Place of acquisition: Hansa Bay
Date of acquisition: 07/29/1944
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Last modified:03/05/2009 10:06:17 AM
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