|Item title:||JA147144 interrogation report|
|Location:||Australian War Memorial (AWM55 6/6) |
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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 6/6|
|Inst. sub-series:||AWM55 6/-|
|Item:||IR-288 (Serial no. 425)|
|Quantity / desc:||6 pages|
|Item type:||Unpublished, Official|
|Creation date (d/m/y):||9/5/1944|
|Conflict code:||Pacific War (1941-1945)|
|Keywords:||IMPERIAL JAPANESE ARMY, INTELLIGENCE, INTERROGATION, BOATS, CIVILIAN EMPLOYEES|
|Australian unit names:|
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|Japanese unit names:||Sea Transport Unit 5th Bn|
|Names:||JA147144, Civilian Employee|
|Area:||New Britain [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago]|
Talasea [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain, Kimbe Bay]
Rabaul Area [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain]
|Content:||This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for Civilian Employee JA147144 on a fishing boat of the Sea Transport Unit 5th Battalion, who was captured near Talasea on 14 March 1944. JA147144, a 44 year old civilian employee on a fishing boat from Shimane, was captured by local people after his boat was attacked by an Allied PT boat and sunk. He was taken to the Australian troops. During the interrogation, JA147144 provided information on unit organisation, movement, ships, and the situation in Rabaul.|
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