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Item title: JA145628 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-238 (Serial no. 360)
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 8 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Interrogation report
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 21/2/1944
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:20th Div 78th Infantry Regt 1st Bn 2nd Coy
Names: JA145628, Superior Pte
Languages: English
Area:Palau Island [Central Pacific, Caroline Islands]
Ramu River–Finisterre Range [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Huon Peninsula]
Kumbarum [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Huon Peninsula, Ramu River–Finisterre Range]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for Superior Private JA145628 of the 20th Division 78th Infantry Regiment 1st Battalion 2nd Company, who was captured in Gurumbu near Kankiryo and Kumbarum in the Ramu River Area on 10 September 1943. JA145628, a 24 year old Superior Private from Fukuoka, had jumped off a cliff in the face of Australian attack and lost consciousness when he was captured by Australian troops. He was a grenade discharger in his unit. During the interrogation, JA145628 provided information on unit organisation, movements, and facilities and installations in Palau. A sketch map of Palau is attached.
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