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Item title: JA147110 interrogation report
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 6/7)
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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 6/7
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 6/-
Item: IR-302 (Serial no. 441)
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 6 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Interrogation report
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 30/5/1944
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:141st Infantry Regt 1st Bn 3rd Coy 1st Pl
Names: JA147110, Leading Pte
Languages: English
Area:Kagawa Prefecture [Japan–Formosa, Shikoku]
New Britain [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago]
Talasea [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain, Kimbe Bay]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for JA147110 of the 141st Infantry Regiment 1st Battalion 3rd Company 1st Platoon, who was captured near Talasea on 13 March 1944. JA147110, a 26 year old Leading Private from Kagawa Prefecture, was left behind by his unit as he was suffering from colitis. He was asleep when he was captured by US Marines. He was a fish wholesale dealer before conscription. During the interrogation, JA147110 provided information on unit organisation, movement, and fishing conditions in Japan. He expressed his wish to resume his life after his release.
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