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Item title: War diary for the 39th Ind Motor Car Battalion 4th Coy
Title (romaji): Dokuritsu Jidôsha Dai 39 Taitai dai 4 Chûtai jinchû nisshi
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM 82 1/2/500002)
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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 1/2/500002
Inst. series: AWM 82
Inst. sub-series: 1/2/- Items registered by ATIS as "B" documents
Item: 1/2/500002
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Item type: Unpublished, Official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): 01/08/1942 to 31/08/1942
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:39th Independent Motor Car Bn 4th Coy
Languages: Japanese
Area:Batavia (Jakarta) [Netherlands East Indies (Indonesia), Java (Jawa)]
Bandon [Burma–Thailand, Thailand]
Hansa Bay [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Wewak–Madang Area]
Content: This item is a ware diary recording the activities of the 4th Company of the 39th Independent Motor Car Battalion stationed at Batavia. It records daily activities and orders concerning the transportation of supplies and munitions between Batavia and Bandon, includingdetails of vehicle maintenance, surveillance duties and reports to the line of communication headquarters. It was captured at Hansa Bay in 1944.
AWM 82 captured Japanese document details
Title: War diary for the 39th Ind Motor Car Battalion 4th Coy
ATIS number: 500002
Item status: Original document
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Names (kanji ):
Sender (kanji):
Recipient (kanji):
Japanese unit names: 39th Independent Motor Car Bn 4th Coy
Japanese unit names (romaji):Dokuritsu Jidôsha Dai 39 Taitai Dai 4 Chûtai
Japanese unit names (kanji)
Place of acquisition: Hansa Bay
Date of acquisition: 07/10/1944
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Last modified:03/05/2009 10:07:31 AM
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