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Item title: Service records for the 29th Field Machine Cannon Coy
Title (romaji): Yasen Kikanhô Dai 29 Chûtai heishinjô meisaisho
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM 82 1/2/500319/2)
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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 1/2/500319/2
Inst. series: AWM 82
Inst. sub-series: 1/2/- Items registered by ATIS as "B" documents
Item: 1/2/500319/2
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 1 book, approx. 70 mimeographed pages with handwritten entries
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Service record
Item content
Creation date range (d/m/y): ?/?/c1941 to ?/?/c1943
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:29th Field Machine Cannon Coy
Languages: Japanese
Area:Maladang [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Huon Peninsula, Lae–Markham River Area]
Content: This item is a collection of service records for 20 enlisted members of the 29th Field Machine Cannon Coy. The soldiers come from various locations across Japan, but it is noted on the cover of the records that they were all from the 1939 conscription intake. Each record contains detailed personal information about the soldier in question, including his home address, immediate family details, pre-conscription education and/or profession, and hobbies and interests. There are also spaces for remarks about the soldier's personality, religious beliefs, general health and a rating for his academic aptitude and general attitude. This item was captured at Maladang in September 1943.
AWM 82 captured Japanese document details
Title: Service records for the 29th Field Machine Cannon Coy
ATIS number: 500319 (213303)
Item status: Original document
Item type: Unpublished, Official
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Sender (kanji):
Recipient (kanji):
Japanese unit names: 29th Field Machine Cannon Coy
Japanese unit names (romaji):Yasen kikanhô Dai 29 Chûtai
Japanese unit names (kanji)
Place of acquisition: Maladang
Date of acquisition: 09/15/1943
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Last modified:03/05/2009 10:07:51 AM
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