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Item title: KOJO Seiji interrogation report
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 6/2)
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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 6/2
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 6/-
Item: IR-79 (Serial no. 133)
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 6 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Interrogation report
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 16/5/1943
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names: 3rd Debarkation Unit 2nd Coy 1st Pl 2nd Sect 1st Group
Shinai Maru
Names: KOJO Seiji, Superior Pte
Languages: English
Area:Rabaul Area [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain]
Dampier strait [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain]
Goodenough Island [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Papuan Islands, D'Entrecasteaux Islands]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for Superior Private KOJO Seiji of the 3rd Debarkation Unit (Akatsuki 1948) 2nd Company 1st Platoon 2nd Section 1st Group, who was captured on Goodenough Island on 9 March 1943 after the sinking of Shinai Maru on 3 March. KOJO, a 38 year old Superior Private from Tottori, was captured by Australian troops as he and his colleagues were too exhausted to offer resistance. During the interrogation, KOJO provided information on unit organisation, morale in Japan and Allied attacks.
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