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Item title: Records of No. 67 Eastern New Guinea Giruwa L of C Hospital, No. 2 Sub-section
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 5/2)
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AJRP module: Australian War Memorial official records
AJRP series: Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) publications
AJRP sub-series: ATIS enemy publications
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Location details
Institution: Australian War Memorial
Call number: AWM55 5/2
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 5/-
Item: EP-24
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 89 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Information report, Service record
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 10/7/1943
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:67th Line of Communications Hospital
Names: OKUBO Fukunobo, 1st Lt
Languages: English
Area:Giruwa [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Papua, Owen Stanley Range, Buna Area]
Rabaul [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain, Rabaul Area]
Davao [Philippines, Mindanao]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) translation of a Japanese publication captured on 26 January 1943.
This document contains a report compiled between September and October 1942 by Army Medical Officer 1st Lieutenant, OKUBO Fukunobo, about the movement of his unit from Davao in the Philippines to Rabaul and the establishment of a forward hospital at Giruwa from 3 September 1942. The report details the logistical difficulties in setting up the hospital, treatment of patients, general conditions, enemy activity, efforts to prevent disease, and sanitation problems. The document also contains statements on the consumption of medical supplies, weather reports, patient numbers and classification, casualty reports. It also includes maps showing the disposition and arrangement of hospital services, hospital grounds and infirmary.
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Last modified:03/05/2009 09:07:00 AM
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