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Item title: Letter concerning allocation of Certificates of Meritorious Service
Title (romaji): Sôgô kôseki tôkyû hyôjun hiritsu no ken tsûchô
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM 82 1/2/500301)
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AJRP module: Australian War Memorial official records
AJRP series: AWM 82 captured Japanese documents
AJRP sub-series: ATIS material registered as B documents
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Location details
Institution: Australian War Memorial
Call number: AWM 82 1/2/500301
Inst. series: AWM 82
Inst. sub-series: 1/2/- Items registered by ATIS as "B" documents
Item: 1/2/500301
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 1 page, handwritten carbon copy
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Correspondence
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 21/5/1944
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:20th Division 78th Infantry Regt
Names: SAKUMA Mitsugi (Kô?)
Sender: SAKUMA Mitsugi (Kô?)
Languages: English
Area:Aitape [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Aitape–Wewak Area]
Content: This item consists of a letter from the 78th Infantry Regiment's (Asa 2053) second in command, Adjutant SAKUMA Mitsugi, reporting the ratio of different types of citations for meritorious service made from Aug 1943 to May 1944. The letter seems to be in response to prior orders requesting such statistics. Notes attached to the letter outline how the citations were evaluated.
AWM 82 captured Japanese document details
Title: Letter concerning allocation of Certificates of Meritorious Service
ATIS number: 500301 (205650)
Item status: Original document
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Names: SAKUMA Mitsugi (Kô?)
Names (kanji ):
Sender: SAKUMA Mitsugi (Kô?)
Sender (kanji):
Recipient (kanji):
Japanese unit names: 20th Division 78th Infantry Regt
Japanese unit names (romaji):Hohei Daishichijûhachi Rentai, Dainijû Shidan (Asa 2053)
Japanese unit names (kanji)
Place of acquisition: Aitape
Date of acquisition: 08/24/1944
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