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Item title: JA145728 interrogation report
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 6/6)
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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 6/6
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 6/-
Item: IR-277A (Serial no. 409)
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 11 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Interrogation report
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 25/4/1944
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:79th Infantry Regt Labour Coy
Names: JA145728, 1st Class Pte
Languages: English
Area:Fukuoka Prefecture [Japan–Formosa, Kyûshû]
Lae [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Huon Peninsula, Lae–Markham River Area]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for 1st Class Private JA145728 of the 79th Infantry Regiment Labour Company , who was captured in Melanpipi, about 20 miles from Lae, on 28 February 1944. JA145728, a 27 year old 1st Class Private from Fukuoka, was captured by local people while he was digging for potatoes. During the interrogation, JA145728 provided information on his company's work in road repairs, conditions in Japan and Mitsui Iron-ore Refinery Company in Ômuta where he used to work.
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