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Item title: YAMAMOTO Bunroku interrogation report
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 6/3)
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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 6/3
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 6/-
Item: IR-127 (Serial no. 204)
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 5 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Interrogation report
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 21/7/1943
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Keywords:IMPERIAL JAPANESE ARMY, INTELLIGENCE, INTERROGATION, SHIP MAINTENANCE
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:3909 Unit
Ri-o Maru
Teiyo Maru
Names: YAMAMOTO Bunroku, 1st Class Pte
Languages: English
Area:Japan–Formosa
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 1st Class Private YAMAMOTO Bunroku of 3909 Unit, who was captured off Goodenough Island on 9 March 1943. YAMAMOTO, a 29 year old 1st Class Private from Nagano, was captured by a US patrol boat when he was drifting in a raft after the sinking of Teiyo Maru. During the interrogation, YAMAMOTO provided information on his duties on Ri-o Maru and Teiyo Maru in repairing winches, caulking decks, and rivetting. He also talked briefly about conditions in Japan.
Other information
Notes:              
It is not possible to identify 3909 Unit.
Last modified:03/05/2009 09:07:04 AM
Source:AJRP staff



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