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Item title: Lists of POWs, foreign nationals and indigenous civilians
Title (romaji): Furyo ippan gaijin oyobi genjûmin no jôkyô
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM 82 2/301)
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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 2/301
Inst. series: AWM 82
Inst. sub-series: 2/- Post-surrender material received from HQ 8 Military District (Rabaul)
Item: 2/301
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 1 book, 42 pages handwritten mimeographed copy
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Personnel list
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 30/8/1945
Conflict code: Post-war (related to WW2)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:South East Area Army
Languages: Japanese
Area:Rabaul Area [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain]
New Ireland [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago]
Content: This item contains information on foreign nationals under the control of the South East Area Army at the time of the Japanese surrender. Attached lists provide information on POWs who had been held by the Army since March 1943. Separate lists are made for POWs who were in the Rabaul area, who had been transferred to Japan, who had died of illness, who had been killed by bombardment, who had been transferred to the navy, who had been transferred from other areas. Personal details, such as name, nationality, unit, rank and age, are included together with the place and date of capture. The cause of death is specified in the lists of deceased POWs.
AWM 82 captured Japanese document details
Title: Lists of POWs, foreign nationals and indigenous civilians
ATIS number:
Item status: Original document
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Names (kanji ):
Sender (kanji):
Recipient (kanji):
Japanese unit names: South East Area Army
Japanese unit names (romaji):Nantô Hômengun
Japanese unit names (kanji)
Place of acquisition: Rabaul Area
Date of acquisition:
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Last modified:03/05/2009 10:07:01 AM
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