Australian War Memorial - AJRP

Home | About | Database | Research | Maps | Sitemap | Search | Links | Thanks | Translations | What's New | Japanese

Item title: Orders for the 8th Independent Engineer Regt
Title (romaji): Dokuritsu Kôhei Dai 8 Rentai meirei
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM 82 1/2/500351)
View information about obtaining a copy of this document
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 1/2/500351
Inst. series: AWM 82
Inst. sub-series: 1/2/- Items registered by ATIS as "B" documents
Item: 1/2/500351
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 1 page, handwritten mimeographed copy
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Military order
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 22/4/c1942
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:8th Independent Engineer Regt
Names: YOSHIDA Tomiichi (Tomikazu?), Sgt; MIZUGASHIRA(?) Shizumu
Languages: Japanese
Area:China–Hong Kong
Madang [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Wewak–Madang Area]
Content: This item is part of a set of orders issued to the 8th Independent Engineer Regiment on April 22, 1944, while on campaign in China. The unit are ordered to prepare for a bombing attack on the enemy's "43rd Division," and are advised that plain-clothes troops will infiltrate the area in order to gain access to supplies. There is also a list of ammunition and supplies, such as horses and carts, to be used by the unit. This item was captured at Madang in 1944.
AWM 82 captured Japanese document details
Title: Orders for the 8th Independent Engineer Regt
ATIS number: 500351
Item status: Original document
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Names: YOSHIDA Tomiichi (Tomikazu?), Sgt; MIZUGASHIRA(?) Shizumu
Names (kanji ):
Sender (kanji):
Recipient (kanji):
Japanese unit names: 8th Independent Engineer Regt
Japanese unit names (romaji):Dokuritsu Kôhei Dai 8 Rentai
Japanese unit names (kanji)
Place of acquisition: Madang
Date of acquisition: 04/30/1944
Other information
Some of the place names mentioned in this dpcument have not yet been added to the AJRP Area Thesaurus
Last modified:03/05/2009 10:08:22 AM
Source:AJRP staff

The AJRP has wound up its activities at the Memorial for the moment.
Please contact the relevant officer of the Australian War Memorial for assistance.
Internet implementation by Fulton Technology and AJRP staff .
Visit the Australian War Memorial home page.
Visit the award-winning web-site of the Australian War Memorial