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Item title: Record of troop organisation and movement
Title (romaji): Heitai kôsei jijitsu tsuzuri
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM 82 1/2/500044)
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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 1/2/500044
Inst. series: AWM 82
Inst. sub-series: 1/2/- Items registered by ATIS as "B" documents
Item: 1/2/500044
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 1 book, approx. 22 pages, with hand-written entries in ink
Access: Open subject to condition
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Personnel list
Item content
Creation date range (d/m/y): 01/04/1943 to 22/08/1943
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:41st Division 238th Infantry Regt HQ
41st Division 238th Infantry Regt Infantry Gun Det
Languages: Japanese
Area:Wewak [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Aitape–Wewak Area]
Finschhafen [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Huon Peninsula, Finschhafen Area]
Content: This item is an official journal for the period from April to August 1943, recording the whereabouts of soldiers belonging to the 238th Infantry Regiment Infantry Gun Detachment. It is marked "secret" and records the dates of hospitalisation of soldiers due to illness or injury, and the date of their subsequent death or release. It also contains information about the dispatch of soldiers to the 238th Regiment Headquarters for special duties such as the education of new recruits, soldiers who were left behind in Wewak to guard horses belonging to the army, and the calculation of salary payments. Soldiers mentioned in the journal are listed at the bottom of the page according to rank. This item was captured at Finschhafen in April 1944.
AWM 82 captured Japanese document details
Title: Record of troop organisation and movement
ATIS number: 500044
Item status: Original document
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Names (kanji ):
Sender (kanji):
Recipient (kanji):
Japanese unit names: 41st Division 238th Infantry Regt HQ
41st Division 238th Infantry Regt Infantry Gun Det
Japanese unit names (romaji):Dai 41 Shidan Hohei Dai 238 Rentai Honbu
Dai 41 Shidan Dai 238 Rentai Hohei Hôtai
Japanese unit names (kanji)
Place of acquisition: Finschhafen
Date of acquisition: 04/16/1944
Other information
Last modified:03/05/2009 10:08:16 AM
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