Australian War Memorial - AJRP

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

Item title: JA148107 interrogation report
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 6/9)
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 6/9
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 6/-
Item: IR-403 (Serial no. 553)
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 6 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Interrogation report
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 15/8/1944
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:4th Sea Transport Unit
4th Sea Transport Unit 1st Coy
Names: JA148107, Sgt-Maj
Languages: English
Area:Sarmi [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Dutch New Guinea (Irian Jaya)]
Manila [Philippines, Luzon]
Gunma Prefecture [Japan–Formosa, Honshû]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for JA148107 of the 4th Sea Transport Unit, who was captured on Jarsoen Island near Sarmi on 1 June 1944. JA148107, a 36 year old Sergeant-Major from Gunma Prefecture, fell off a raft while attempting to cross a river. He then swam to Jarsoen Island where he was captured by natives and turned over to US troops. During the interrogation, JA148107 provided information on the history, organisation and movement of the 4th Sea Transport Unit, specifications for various Japanese naval vessels and Allied prisoners of war in Manila between June and July 1943. The appendix contains organisational charts for the 4th Sea Transport Unit and the 4th Sea Transport Unit, 1st Company.
Other information
Last modified:03/05/2009 09:01:36 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