|Item title:||JA147007 interrogation report|
|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|
|Institution:||Australian War Memorial|
|Call number:||AWM55 6/6|
|Inst. sub-series:||AWM55 6/-|
|Item:||IR-246 (Serial no. 368)|
|Quantity / desc:||8 pages|
|Item type:||Unpublished, Official|
|Creation date (d/m/y):||22/2/1944|
|Conflict code:||Pacific War (1941-1945)|
|Keywords:||HOSPITAL SHIPS, IMPERIAL JAPANESE ARMY, INTELLIGENCE, INTERROGATION, MORALE|
|Australian unit names:|
|Allied unit names:|
|Japanese unit names:||10th Independent Mountain Artillery Regt 2nd Bn Bn HQ Wagon Lines|
Buenos Aires Maru
|Names:||JA147007, 1st Class Pte|
|Area:||Rabaul Area [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain]|
North Bougainville [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bougainville]
|Content:||This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for rank JA147007 of the 10th Independent Mountain Artillery Regiment 2nd Battalion Battalion Headquarters Wagon Lines, who was captured at sea north of Bougainville on 16 December 1943. JA147007, a 33 year old 1st Class Private from Ehime, was on a hospital ship, Buenos Aires Maru, being transported back to Japan on account of his illness. After the sinking of the ship by Allied bombing, he was drifting on a raft and was captured. During the interrogation, JA147007 provided information on unit organisation, movements, Buenos Aires Maru, and the social conditions in Japan.|
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