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Item title: Military postal savings book for KATÔ Moriharu
Title (romaji): Katô Moriharu no gunji yûbin chokin tsûchô
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM 82 1/2/500238)
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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 1/2/500238
Inst. series: AWM 82
Inst. sub-series: 1/2/- Items registered by ATIS as "B" documents
Item: 1/2/500238
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 1 booklet, 4 folds
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Savings book
Item content
Creation date range (d/m/y): 2/10/1943 to 18/12/1943
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:41st Division 237th Infantry Regt
Names: KATÔ Moriharu
Languages: Japanese
Area:Afua [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Aitape–Wewak Area]
Content: This item is a military postal savings book issued to KATÔ Moriharu from the 237th Infantry Regiment of the 41st Division. The front cover contains columns for account number, the agency responsible for the original register, remarks, address and name. The back cover shows a list of instructions. The savings book was issued by the Shimonoseki branch of the Postal Savings Department. The unit name written in the address space indicates KATÔ belonged to the Koishi Unit of the 237th Infantry Regiment. The rest of the savings book consists of columns for transaction records. The transactions occurred between 2 October and 18 December 1943. This item was captured at Afua on 10 August 1944.
AWM 82 captured Japanese document details
Title: Military postal savings book for KATÔ Moriharu
ATIS number: 500237
Item status: Original document
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Names: KATÔ Moriharu
Names (kanji ):
Sender (kanji):
Recipient (kanji):
Japanese unit names: 41st Division 237th Infantry Regt
Japanese unit names (romaji):Dai 41 Shidan Hohei Dai 237 Rentai
Japanese unit names (kanji)
Place of acquisition: Afua
Date of acquisition: 08/10/1944
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Last modified:03/05/2009 10:05:49 AM
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