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Item title: KAWAKUBO Yasuichi interrogation report
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 6/1)
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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
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Location details
Institution: Australian War Memorial
Call number: AWM55 6/1
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 6/-
Item: IR-49 (Serial no. 86)
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 8 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Interrogation report
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 9/4/1943
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:Provisional Transport Unit 2nd Coy 2nd Pl. 20th Independent Mountain Artillery Bn
Names: KAWAKUBO Yasuichi, 1st Class Pte
Languages: English
Area:China–Hong Kong
Buna Area [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Papua, Owen Stanley Range]
Giruwa [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Papua, Owen Stanley Range, Buna Area]
Davao [Philippines, Mindanao]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for 1st Class Private KAWAKUBO Yasuichi of the Provisional Transport Unit 2nd Company 2nd Platoon, who was captured in Giruwa on 21 January 1943. KAWAKUBO, a 26 year old 1st Class Private from Sasebo, was ill when he was captured. During the interrogation, KAWAKUBO provided information on unit movements and organisation. His unit was formed at Davao from 20 to 30 men from KAWAKUBO's company and possibly the same number from the other two companies of the 20th Independent Mountain Artillery Battalion and the Yazawa Unit. He also discussed artillery operations in China before his arrival in New Guinea.
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