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Item title: War diary for the 222nd Infantry Regt 1st Machine Gun Coy
Title (romaji): Hohei Dai 222 Rentai Dai 1 Kikanjû Chûtai jinchû nisshi
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM 82 1/2/500008)
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AJRP details
AJRP module: Australian War Memorial official records
AJRP series: AWM 82 captured Japanese documents
AJRP sub-series: ATIS material registered as B documents
AJRP folder:
Location details
Institution: Australian War Memorial
Call number: AWM 82 1/2/500008
Inst. series: AWM 82
Inst. sub-series: 1/2/- Items registered by ATIS as "B" documents
Item: 1/2/500008
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 1 book, approx. 40 pages with entries in ink
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Official diary
Item content
Creation date range (d/m/y): 23/05/1943 to 01/06/1943
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:36th Division 222nd Infantry Regt 1st Machine Gun Coy
Names: SAITÔ, Capt; KIKUIKE, 2nd Lt
Languages: Japanese
Area:Qinyuen [China–Hong Kong, Shanxi]
Guxian [China–Hong Kong, Shanxi]
Hansa Bay [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Wewak–Madang Area]
Content: This item is part of an official diary for the months of May and June 1943, recording the movements of the 222nd Infantry Regiment 1st Machine Gun Company while stationed in Qinyuen in Shanxi, China. It contains a roll for the company, as well as daily reports and orders concerning activities and operations such as surveillance, reconnaissance missions, attacks on nearby enemy units, and instructions for countering local resistance. The diary also contains details of casualties due to illness or injury, and an appended section detailing the appropriation and transport of grain supplies from local districts. It was captured at Hansa Bay in July 1944.
AWM 82 captured Japanese document details
Title: War diary for the 222nd Infantry Regt 1st Machine Gun Coy
ATIS number: 500008
Item status: Original document
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Names: SAITÔ, Capt; KIKUIKE, 2nd Lt
Names (kanji ):
Sender (kanji):
Recipient (kanji):
Japanese unit names: 36th Division 222nd Infantry Regt 1st Machine Gun Coy
Japanese unit names (romaji):Dai 36 Shidan Hohei Dai 222 Rentai Dai 1 Kikanjû Chûtai
Japanese unit names (kanji)
Place of acquisition: Hansa Bay
Date of acquisition: 07/29/1944
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Last modified:03/05/2009 10:06:14 AM
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