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Item title: The status of Indian labourers as a substitute for assistant soldiers
Title (romaji): Heihodaiyô Indojin ninpu mibun no ken
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM 82 2/103)
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AJRP details
AJRP module: Australian War Memorial official records
AJRP series: AWM 82 captured Japanese documents
AJRP sub-series: Post-surrender Rabaul material received from HQ 8 Military District
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Location details
Institution: Australian War Memorial
Call number: AWM 82 2/103
Inst. series: AWM 82
Inst. sub-series: 2/- Post-surrender material received from HQ 8 Military District (Rabaul)
Item: 2/103
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 1 page, typed
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Statement
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 2/4/1943
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:Southern Forces
Names: KURODA Shigenori
Languages: English
Area:Rabaul Area [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain]
Content: The document explains that the Indian labourers who were incorporated into the 1st to 7th Special Land Service Companies, 16th to 20th Special Sea Service Companies, 26th and 27th Special Construction Service Companies are regarded as labourers who have been employed as a substitute for labour which should have been supplied by assistant soldiers.
AWM 82 captured Japanese document details
Title: The status of Indian labourers as a substitute for assistant soldiers
ATIS number:
Item status: Original document
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Names: KURODA Shigenori
Names (kanji ):
Sender (kanji):
Recipient (kanji):
Japanese unit names: Southern Forces
Japanese unit names (romaji):Nanpôgun
Japanese unit names (kanji)
Place of acquisition: Rabaul Area
Date of acquisition:
Other information
The document is a translation of a document which was written in 1943. It is most likely that the document was used for Gen IMAMURA's trial.
Last modified:03/05/2009 10:06:22 AM
Source:AJRP staff

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