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Item title: Paybook for 1st Class Pte IWAMOTO Chôgo
Title (romaji): Rikugun Ittôhei Iwamoto Chôgo no bôkyû shiharai shôhyo
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM 82 1/2/500193)
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AJRP module: Australian War Memorial official records
AJRP series: AWM 82 captured Japanese documents
AJRP sub-series: ATIS material registered as B documents
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Location details
Institution: Australian War Memorial
Call number: AWM 82 1/2/500193
Inst. series: AWM 82
Inst. sub-series: 1/2/- Items registered by ATIS as "B" documents
Item: 1/2/500193
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 1 book, approx. 20 mimeographed pages with entries in ink and pencil
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Paybook
Item content
Creation date range (d/m/y): 01/08/1941 to 26/11/1943
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:20th Division 26th Field Artillery Regt
Names: IWAMOTO Chôgo, 1st Class Pte; INOUE Tsunetoku, Paymaster Maj; TSUMOTO Yoshitarô, Paymaster Lt
Languages: Japanese
Area:Palau Island [Central Pacific, Caroline Islands]
Hansa Bay [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Wewak–Madang Area]
Content: This item is a paybook issued in August 1941 to a 1st Class Private IWAMOTO Chôgo from the 26th Field Artillery Regiment, and recording salary payments made to him between August 1941 and November 1943. At the front of the paybook is a list of instructions for its care and use, as well as a list of ranks and special allowances calculating the rate of pay due to Pte IWAMOTO. The rest of the book consists of pages divided into columns for recording monthly payments, with spaces for the signature of the payee and paymaster. These sections have been filled in and stamped by paymasters INOUE and TSUMOTO. This item was captured at Hansa Bay, probably in 1944.
AWM 82 captured Japanese document details
Title: Paybook for 1st Class Pte IWAMOTO Chôgo
ATIS number: 500193
Item status: Original document
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Names: IWAMOTO Chôgo, 1st Class Pte; INOUE Tsunetoku, Paymaster Maj; TSUMOTO Yoshitarô, Paymaster Lt
Names (kanji ):
Sender (kanji):
Recipient (kanji):
Japanese unit names: 20th Division 26th Field Artillery Regt
Japanese unit names (romaji):Dai 20 Shidan Yasen Hôhei Dai 26 Rentai
Japanese unit names (kanji)
Place of acquisition: Hansa Bay
Date of acquisition: 08/03/1944
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