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Item title: JA147204 interrogation report
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 6/7)
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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 6/7
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 6/-
Item: IR-308B (Serial no. 447)
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 3 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Interrogation report
Item content
Creation date range (d/m/y): 5 /6/1944 to 5/6/1944
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:53rd Infantry Rgt
Names: JA147204, 2nd Class Pte
Languages: English
Area:Shanghai [China–Hong Kong]
New Britain [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago]
Tuluvu [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for JA147204 of the 53rd Infantry Regiment, who was captured at Kometto on 23 March 1944. JA147204, 2nd Class Private, and six others were foraging for potatoes in a local garden. They were captured by US troops who were summoned by the locals. Personal details of JA147204 are not included in the report. During the interrogation, he provided information on his unit, movements, Allied air attacks near Tuluvu, cotton and rubber industry in Japan, and a ship building company in Shanghai where he had worked.
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