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Item title: Paybook for 1st Class Pte MORIKAWA Toshirô
Title (romaji): Rikugun Ittôhei Morikawa Toshirô no bôkyû shiharai shôhyo
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM 82 1/2/500192)
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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 1/2/500192
Inst. series: AWM 82
Inst. sub-series: 1/2/- Items registered by ATIS as "B" documents
Item: 1/2/500192
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 14 pages, with handwritten entries
Access: Open subject to condition
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Paybook
Item content
Creation date range (d/m/y): 12/10/1943 to ?/12/1943
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:102nd Field Airfield Construction Unit
Names: MORIKAWA Toshirô, 1st Class Pte
Languages: Japanese
Area:New Guinea [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands)]
Content: This item is a photocopy of a paybook issued in October 1943 to record salary payments to a 1st Class Private MORIKAWA Toshirô, from the 102nd Field Airfield Construction Unit (Unit 15327). At the front of the paybook is a list of instructions for its care and use, as well as a list of ranks and special allowances calculating the rate of pay due to Pte. MORIKAWA. The rest of the book consists of pages divided into columns for recording monthly payments, with spaces for the signature of the payee and paymaster, but none of these sections have been filled in. This item was captured at Nambel in August 1944.
AWM 82 captured Japanese document details
Title: Paybook for 1st Class Pte MORIKAWA Toshirô
ATIS number: 500192
Item status: Photocopy - original document repatriated
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Names: MORIKAWA Toshirô, 1st Class Pte
Names (kanji ):
Sender (kanji):
Recipient (kanji):
Japanese unit names: 102nd Field Airfield Construction Unit
Japanese unit names (romaji):Dai 102 Yasen Hikôjô Setteitai
Japanese unit names (kanji)
Place of acquisition:
Date of acquisition: 08/03/1944
Other information
Some of the place names mentioned in this document have not yet been added to the AJRP Area Thesaurus
Last modified:03/05/2009 10:07:23 AM
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