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Item title: JA145600 supplementary interrogation report
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 6/5)
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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
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Location details
Institution: Australian War Memorial
Call number: AWM55 6/5
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 6/-
Item: IR-230 (Serial no. 385)
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 5 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Interrogation report
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 20/3/1944
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:51st Div Independent Engineer Coy 3rd Pl 2nd Sect
Names: JA145600, Superior Pte
Languages: English
Huon Peninsula [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea]
Lae [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Huon Peninsula, Lae–Markham River Area]
Yalu [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Huon Peninsula, Lae–Markham River Area]
Singapore [Malaya–British Borneo (Malaysia & Singapore)]
Saigon [French Indochina (Vietnam, Laos & Cambodia), (Vietnam)]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for Superior Private JA145600 of the 51st Division Independent Engineer Company 3rd Platoon 2nd Section, who was captured in Yalu on 10 October 1943. JA145600, a 25 year old Superior Private from Aichi, was ill with malaria when he was captured by Australian troops during the retreat from Lae. During the interrogation, JA145600 provided information on special service sections in Canton, Saigon and Singapore to govern occupied areas, employing spies in China, and the occupation of south-east Asia.
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