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Item title: JA145752 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-301 (Serial no. 440)
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 4 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Item type: Unpublished, Official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:20th Engineer Regt
Names: JA145752, 1st Class Pte
Languages: English
Malaya Peninsular [Malaya–British Borneo (Malaysia & Singapore)]
Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands)
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for JA145752 of the 20th Engineer Regiment, who was captured in Singorkai area on 20 March 1944. JA145752 was captured by local people and Australian troops, but the circumstances of his capture were not included in the report. During the interrogation, JA145752 provided information on Allied prisoners of war whom he saw in Korea. While he was in Taikyo in July 1942, he saw about 500 Australian prisoners of war who had been captured in Malaya. He detailed the conditions of the Australians and reported that they were relatively treated well.
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Last modified:03/05/2009 09:06:21 AM
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