|Item title:||JA145737 interrogation report|
|Location:||Australian War Memorial (AWM55 6/7) |
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|AJRP module:||Australian War Memorial official records|
|AJRP series:||Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) publications|
|AJRP sub-series:||ATIS interrogation reports|
|Institution:||Australian War Memorial|
|Call number:||AWM55 6/7|
|Inst. sub-series:||AWM55 6/-|
|Item:||IR-293 (Serial no. 431)|
|Quantity / desc:||9 pages|
|Item type:||Unpublished, Official|
|Creation date (d/m/y):||21/5/1944|
|Conflict code:||Pacific War (1941-1945)|
|Keywords:||IMPERIAL JAPANESE ARMY, INTELLIGENCE, INTERROGATION, MEDICAL SERVICES, INDUSTRY, EVACUATION|
|Australian unit names:|
|Allied unit names:|
|Japanese unit names:||80th Infantry Regt Signals Coy|
|Area:||Finschhafen Area [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Huon Peninsula]|
Sio–Bogadjim Area [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Huon Peninsula]
Weber Point [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Huon Peninsula, Sio–Bogadjim Area]
Fukuoka Prefecture [Japan–Formosa, Kyûshû]
|Content:||This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for Corporal JA145737 of the 80th Infantry Regiment Signals Company, who was captured in Gali near Weber Point on 13 March 1944. JA145737, a 28 year old Corporal from Fukuoka Prefecture, was extremely exhausted due to malaria and starvation when he was captured by Papuan Infantry Battalion (PIB) troops. During the interrogation, JA145737 provided information on unit organisation, movement, medical treatment and evacuation of the sick, and industrial areas in Japan, such as Ômuta and Hamaeki.|
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