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Item title: JA147019 supplementary interrogation report
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 6/6)
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AJRP details
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 6/6
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 6/-
Item: IR-260B (Serial no. 396)
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 7 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Interrogation report
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 6/4/1944
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:53rd Infantry Regt
Gokoku Maru
Names: JA147019, Superior Pte
Languages: English
Area:Shanghai [China–Hong Kong]
Hyôgo Prefecture [Japan–Formosa, Honshû]
Rabaul Area [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for Superior Private JA147019 of the 53rd Infantry Regiment, who was captured at Mt Mambaku in New Britain on 5 February 1944. He used to work in the Kawasaki Dockyard Industrial School in Kobe and trained in lathe work. He visited ships which were under construction as much as possible and observed the ships in detail. In this report, JA147019 provided detail information and diagrams of Gokoku Maru on which he travelled from Shanghai to Rabaul in September-October 1943.
Other information
JA147019's personal details appear in IR-260F (Serial No. 430)
Last modified:03/05/2009 09:06:57 AM
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