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Item title: Court record of Colonel KIKUCHI of the 6th Field Military Police
Title (romaji): Saiban kiroku
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM 82 2/102)
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AJRP details
AJRP module: Australian War Memorial official records
AJRP series: AWM 82 captured Japanese documents
AJRP sub-series: Post-surrender Rabaul material received from HQ 8 Military District
AJRP folder:
Location details
Institution: Australian War Memorial
Call number: AWM 82 2/102
Inst. series: AWM 82
Inst. sub-series: 2/- Post-surrender material received from HQ 8 Military District (Rabaul)
Item: 2/102
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 20 pages, carbon copy and in pencil
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Court transcription
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): ?/?/1946
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945), Post-war (related to WW2)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:6th Field Military Police
Names: KIKUCHI Satoshi (Akira), Col; INAGAKI
Languages: Japanese
Area:Rabaul Area [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain]
Content: The document is a record of a war crimes trial where KIKUCHI was tried for the murder of a Chinese. He was accused of ordering his subordinate, INAGAKI, to execute a Chinese man as a spy. The defence note states that the incident happened in a war situation and the suspect could not be tried in the court.
AWM 82 captured Japanese document details
Title: Court record of Colonel KIKUCHI of the 6th Field Military Police
ATIS number:
Item status: Original document
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Names: KIKUCHI Satoshi (Akira), Col; INAGAKI
Names (kanji ):
Sender (kanji):
Recipient (kanji):
Japanese unit names: 6th Field Military Police
Japanese unit names (romaji):Dai 6 Yasen Kenpeitai
Japanese unit names (kanji)
Place of acquisition: Rabaul Area
Date of acquisition:
Other information
Reading of KIKUCHI's first name not certain.
Last modified:03/05/2009 10:08:11 AM
Source:AJRP staff

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