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Item title: JA145697 interrogation report
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 6/6)
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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 6/6
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 6/-
Item: IR-254 (Serial no. 380)
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 10 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Interrogation report
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 14/3/1944
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:20th Engineer Regt 2nd Coy 2nd Pl
Names: JA145697, Superior Pte
Languages: English
Area:Sio [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Huon Peninsula, Fortification Point–Sio Area]
Bogia [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Wewak–Madang Area]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for Superior Private JA145697 of the 20th Engineer Regiment 2nd Company 2nd Platoon, who was captured near Sio on 10 February 1944. JA145697, a 28 year old Superior Private from Osaka, was ill with malaria and wandering in the jungle after becoming separated from his unit when he was captured by ANGAU (Australian New Guinea Administrative Unit) troops. During the interrogation, JA145697 provided information on unit organisation, movements, road construction in the Bogia area, low morale as he was abandoned by his unit due to his illness, and medical treatment for sick soldiers.
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