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Item title: NISHIO Kiyoshi interrogation report
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 6/3)
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AJRP details
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 6/3
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 6/-
Item: IR-98 (Serial no. 168)
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 11 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Interrogation report
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 19/6/1943
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:115th Infantry Regt 3rd Bn 11 Coy
Oigawa Maru
Names: NISHIO Kiyoshi, 2nd Lt
Languages: English
Rabaul Area [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain]
Goodenough Island [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Papuan Islands, D'Entrecasteaux Islands]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for 2nd Lieutenant NISHIO Kiyoshi of the 115th Infantry Regiment 3rd Battalion 11 Company, who was captured on Goodenough Island on 11 March 1943. NISHIO, a 34 year old 2nd Lieutenant from Niigata, was captured by an Australian patrol boat while he and others were drifiting in a collapsible boat after the sinking of Oigawa Maru. NISHIO was a university graduate and taught biology at high school for four years. During the interrogation, NISHIO provided information on his unit's organisation, training, the situation in Rabaul, and morale in Japan.
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