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Item title: Hansa War Diary
Title (romaji): Hansa jinchû nisshi
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM 82 1/2/212251)
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AJRP details
AJRP module: Australian War Memorial official records
AJRP series: AWM 82 captured Japanese documents
AJRP sub-series: ATIS material registered as B documents
AJRP folder:
Location details
Institution: Australian War Memorial
Call number: AWM 82 1/2/212251
Inst. series: AWM 82
Inst. sub-series: 1/2/- Items registered by ATIS as "B" documents
Item: 1/2/212251
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 1 book, approx. 150 pages with entries in ink and carbon copy
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Official diary
Item content
Creation date range (d/m/y): 01/12/1943 to 31/12/1943
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:2nd Coy
Horio Unit
Ikui Guard Unit
Names: IKUI, Lt; IDA, 2nd Lt
Languages: Japanese
Area:Bogia [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Wewak–Madang Area]
Hansa Bay [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Wewak–Madang Area]
Content: This item is an official diary for the month of December 1943, recording the activities of an infantry guard unit stationed at Hansa Bay under the command of a Lieutenant Ikui. It contains several maps of the Hansa Bay coastline and a name list of unit members and senior officers. It also contains daily orders and reports concerning unit activities such as road building, surveillance activities, and the hospitalisation of sick and injured soldiers. The diary also notes the cessation of road-building activities due to repeated bad weather. It was captured at Hansa Bay in July 1944.
AWM 82 captured Japanese document details
Title: Hansa War Diary
ATIS number: 212251
Item status: Original document
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Names: IKUI, Lt; IDA, 2nd Lt
Names (kanji ):
Sender (kanji):
Recipient (kanji):
Japanese unit names: 2nd Coy
Horio Unit
Ikui Guard Unit
Japanese unit names (romaji):Dai 2 Chûtai; Horio Butai; Ikui Eiheitai
Japanese unit names (kanji)
Place of acquisition: Hansa Bay
Date of acquisition: 07/10/1944
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Last modified:03/05/2009 10:07:06 AM
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