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Item title: MUTÔ Yokichi interrogation report
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 6/1)
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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 6/1
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 6/-
Item: IR-31 (Serial no. 45)
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 12 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Interrogation report
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 1/2/1943
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:55th Infantry Group Headquarters
Names: MUTÔ Yokichi, 1st Class Pte
Languages: English
Davao [Philippines, Mindanao]
Owen Stanley Range [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Papua]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for 1st Class Private MUTÔ Yokichi, of the South Seas Force, who was captured in Basa on either 1 or 2 December 1942. MUTÔ, a 37 year old from Akita, was suffering from malaria and too weak to move when he was captured. MUTÔ's unit joined the South Seas Force in August 1942 after arriving from Davao. He provided information on unit movements, equipment, rations, and medical services. He also elaborated on morale among the general population in Japan.
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