|Item title:||HORIGUCHI Takeshi interrogation report|
|Location:||Australian War Memorial (AWM55 6/2) |
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|AJRP module:||Australian War Memorial official records|
|AJRP series:||Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) publications|
|AJRP sub-series:||ATIS interrogation reports|
|Institution:||Australian War Memorial|
|Call number:||AWM55 6/2|
|Inst. sub-series:||AWM55 6/-|
|Item:||IR-75 (Serial no. 128)|
|Quantity / desc:||10 pages|
|Item type:||Unpublished, Official|
|Creation date (d/m/y):||9/5/1943|
|Conflict code:||Pacific War (1941-1945)|
|Keywords:||IMPERIAL JAPANESE ARMY, IRON AND STEEL WORKS, INTELLIGENCE, BATTERIES - GUNS, WEAPONS|
|Australian unit names:|
|Allied unit names:|
|Japanese unit names:||115th Infantry Rgt Gun Co 1st Pl 1st Sect|
|Names:||HORIGUCHI Takeshi, Superior Pte|
|Area:||Rabaul Area [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain]|
Buna Area [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Papua, Owen Stanley Range]
Lae [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Huon Peninsula, Lae–Markham River Area]
|Content:||This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for Superior Private HORIGUCHI Takeshi of the 115th Infantry Regiment Gun Company 1st Platoon 1st Section, who was captured in Port Hennessy about 50 miles south of Buna on 9 March 1943. HORIGUCHI, a 28 year old Superior Private from Gunma, was captured by Australian troops in a local village after the sinking of his transport ship, Shinai Maru, on the way to Lae. During the interrogation, HORIGUCHI provided information on unit organisation, guns, and weapons.|
|Last modified:||03/05/2009 09:03:38 AM|
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