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Item title: SUGIURA Yoshio seamans pocketbook
Title (romaji): Sugiura Yoshio sen'in techô
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (3DRL/6710)
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AJRP module: Australian War Memorial private records
AJRP series: AWM Japanese language material
AJRP sub-series: Miscellaneous Japanese language documents
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Location details
Institution: Australian War Memorial
Call number: 3DRL/6710
Inst. series: Various
Inst. sub-series: Various
Item: 3DRL/6710
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 1 book
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Administrative document, Medical record, Pocketbook, Service record
Item content
Creation date range (d/m/y): 13/9/1927 to 25/1/1933
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names: 2/28th Bn
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:
Names: SUGIURA Yoshio
Languages: Japanese
Area:Miri [Malaya–British Borneo (Malaysia & Singapore), British Borneo (Sarawak)]
Content: This item is SUGIURA Yoshio's seamans pocketbook issued on 13 September 1927, which includes his seaman's certificate and employment records covering the period from the date of issue to 25 January 1933. It also includes his vaccination records. SUGIURA (born 28 January 1903) worked as a apprentice cook on several merchant ships travelling to Europe, India, and Australia. The pocketbook accompanies a new year's greeting card from IWATA En in Miri, Borneo, to TERAMOTO Rei. On the inside of the back cover there is a signature which reads "VX133677 Pte Leeds W. 2/28 BN". The 2/28nd Battalion was engaged in the campaigns to recapture British Borneo in mid-1945.
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Last modified:08/26/2005 12:24:32 PM
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