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Item title: JA145560 interrogation report
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 6/5)
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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 6/5
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 6/-
Item: IR-211 (Serial no. 317)
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 11 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Interrogation report
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 21/12/1943
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:102nd Infantry Regt HQ 3rd Bn 12th Coy 2nd Pl 4th Sect
Names: JA145560, 1st Class Pte
Languages: English
Nassau Bay [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Mubo–Salamaua Area]
Mubo–Salamaua Area [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for 1st Class Private JA145560 of the 102nd Infantry Regiment Regimental Headquarters 3rd Battalion 12th Company 2nd Platoon 4th Section, who was captured in Nassau Bay on 15 November 1943. JA145560, a 26 year old 1st Class Private from Ibaraki, was captured by Australian troops after hiding in the jungle for over a month when he and his companion were cut off from the rest of the unit during a retreat. He was in a grenade thrower section. During the interrogation, JA145560 provided information on his unit organisation, movements, morale, and grenade throwers.
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