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Item title: Kure 5th Special Naval Landing Party 1st Coy 4th Pl nominal roll
Title (romaji): Sôin meibo: Ichi chûtai yon shôtai
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM 82 1/1/7)
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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 captured at Milne Bay
AJRP folder:
Location details
Institution: Australian War Memorial
Call number: AWM 82 1/1/7
Inst. series: AWM 82
Inst. sub-series: 1/1/- Items captured at Milne Bay 6/10/42
Item: 1/1/7
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 1 folded card with entries in pencil
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Nominal roll
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): ?/?/c1942
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:Kure 5th Special Naval Landing Party 1st Coy 4th Pl
Names: OKAMOTO Shigeo
Languages: Japanese
Area:Milne Bay [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Papua]
Content: This item is a nominal roll for 1st Company 4th Platoon in the Kure 5th Special Naval Landing Party that arrived in Milne Bay in August 1942. The Platoon leader is not listed, but related records (see above) indicated that it was OKAMOTO Shigeo. The roll lists details of rank, service number and dispatch dates for the platoon's 3 units and two ammunition units. The roll is written in pencil on the back of an English naval chart of Fiji that seems to date from the 1920s. There is also a pencil map of Milne Bay showing Rabu and Giri (in Japanese) and a pencil line indicating a possible line of attack from the south. There is no indication on the list as to its creation date. While the content indicates it was created after February 1940, it was most likely created in the months leading up to the campaign at Milne Bay.
AWM 82 captured Japanese document details
Title: Kure 5th Special Naval Landing Party 1st Coy 4th Pl nominal roll
ATIS number:
Item status:
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Names: OKAMOTO Shigeo
Names (kanji ):
Sender (kanji):
Recipient (kanji):
Japanese unit names: Kure 5th Special Naval Landing Party 1st Coy 4th Pl
Japanese unit names (romaji):Kure Daigo Tokubetsu Rikusentai ichi chûtai yon shôtai
Japanese unit names (kanji)
Place of acquisition: Milne Bay
Date of acquisition: 10/06/1942
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Last modified:03/05/2009 10:06:32 AM
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