Australian War Memorial - AJRP

Home | About | Database | Research | Maps | Sitemap | Search | Links | Thanks | Translations | What's New | Japanese

Item title: Combined interrogation report
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 6/10)
View information about obtaining a copy of this document
AJRP details
AJRP module: Australian War Memorial official records
AJRP series: Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) publications
AJRP sub-series: ATIS interrogation reports
AJRP folder:
Location details
Institution: Australian War Memorial
Call number: AWM55 6/10
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 6/-
Item: IR-443 (Serial no. 594)
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 13 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Interrogation report
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 15/9/1944
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:
Names: JA148052, Superior Pte; JA147535, 1st Class Pte; JA148168, civilian labourer
Languages: English
Content: This is a combined Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for three prisoners of war. JA148052, attached to the 54th Line of Communication Hospital near Wewak, was captured at Sentain of 3 May 1944. JA147535 of the 113rd Line of Communication Hospital was captured at Hollandia on 28 April 1944. JA148168, an agricultural labourer, was a Formosan who was captured on 2 June 1944 1944. During the interrogation, the prisoners provided information on difficulties of evacuating casualties and transporting medical supplies. JA148168 spoke of anti-Japanese sentiment among the Formosan labourers, and of discriminatory treatment from Japanese soldiers.
Other information
Last modified:03/05/2009 09:01:24 AM
Source:AJRP staff

The AJRP has wound up its activities at the Memorial for the moment.
Please contact the relevant officer of the Australian War Memorial for assistance.
Internet implementation by Fulton Technology and AJRP staff .
Visit the Australian War Memorial home page.
Visit the award-winning web-site of the Australian War Memorial