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Item title: JA147446 interrogation report
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 6/8)
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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 6/8
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 6/-
Item: IR-334 (Serial no. 476)
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 5 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Interrogation report
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 7/7/1944
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:81st Garrison Unit
DD Mochizuki
Names: JA147446, Superior Seaman
Languages: English
Area:Saga Prefecture [Japan–Formosa, Kyûshû]
New Britain [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago]
Jacquinot Bay [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain, Jacquinot Bay Area]
Shortland Islands [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Solomon Islands]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for Superior Seaman (Fireman) JA147446 of the 81st Garrison Unit (posted to DD Mochizuki in February 1943), who was captured by natives near Jacquinot Bay and turned over to a US landing force on 21 April 1944. JA147446, a 20 year old Superior Seaman from Saga Prefecture, provided information on the specification and movements of DD Mochizuki, convoys between Rabaul, Jacquinot Bay and the Shortland Islands, anti-aircraft defences at Jacquinot Bay and damage to the DD Mochizuki by Allied bombing in August 1943.
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