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Item title: JA147352 interrogation report
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 6/9)
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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 6/9
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 6/-
Item: IR-414 (Serial no. 565)
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 6 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Interrogation report
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 28/8/1944
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:2nd Air Signals Regt 5th Coy
5th Air Signals Regt
3rd Line of Communication Hospital
Cruiser Aoba
Names: JA147352, 1st Class Pte
Languages: English
Area:Gifu Prefecture [Japan–Formosa, Honshû]
Aitape [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Aitape–Wewak Area]
Wewak [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Aitape–Wewak Area]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for JA147352 of the 2nd Air Signals Regiment, 5th Company (attached to the 5th Air Signals Regiment), who was captured in Aitape on 22 April 1944. JA147352, a 23 year old 1st class private from Gifu Prefecture, took refuge along with six others in an air raid shelter during an Allied bombardment on the morning of 22 April. US troops later surrounded the shelter and the prisoner and his party surrendered. During the interrogation, JA147352 provided information on the organisation and history of the 2nd and 5th Air Signals Regiments, messing arrangements at Wewak, supplies, damage to the Cruiser Aoba, and the 3rd Line of Communication Hospital at Wewak in October 1943,
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