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Item title: JA145585 supplementary interrogation report
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 6/4)
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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 6/4
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 6/-
Item: IR-277C (Serial no. 409)
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 2 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Interrogation report
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 11/11/1943
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:78th Infantry Regt 3rd Bn 9th Coy HQ Sect
Names: JA145585, 2nd Class Sgt
Languages: English
Area:Osaka Prefecture [Japan–Formosa, Honshû]
Lae–Markham River Area [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Huon Peninsula]
Kaiapit [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Huon Peninsula, Lae–Markham River Area]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for 2nd Class Sergeant JA145585 of the 78th Infantry Regiment 3rd Battalion 9th Company Headquarters Section, who was captured in Wampun (3 km southwest of Kaiapit) on 15 November 1943. JA145585, a 31 year old 2nd Class Sergeant from Osaka, was captured by local police while he was sleeping in a hut. He was acting as runner between the Company Headquarters and Platoons, but the Headquarters was evacuated when he returned. During the interrogation, JA145585 provided supplementary information on some units. A sketch map of the Ômuta area where an iron ore refinery was located is included.
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