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Item title: Military notebook for Superior Pte SAIGUSA Nobuyuki
Title (romaji): Saigusa Nobuyuki jôtôhei no gunji techô
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM 82 1/2/500314)
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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 1/2/500314
Inst. series: AWM 82
Inst. sub-series: 1/2/- Items registered by ATIS as "B" documents
Item: 1/2/500314
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 1 book, approx. 50 pages with entries in ink
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Notebook
Item content
Creation date range (d/m/y): 01/12/1939 to 26/11/1942
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:2nd Anti-aircraft Regt 4th Coy
17th Field Heavy Gun Regt
Tôbu 1992 Unit
Tôbu 40 Unit
Names: SAIGUSA Nobuyuki, Superior Pte; NARUKAMI
Languages: Japanese
Area:New Guinea [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands)]
Tokyo [Japan–Formosa, Honshû]
Content: This item is a military notebook belonging to a Superior Pte SAIGUSA Nobuyuki, from the 2nd Anti-aircraft Regt 4th Coy. The notebook was issued to Pte SAIGUSA in 1939, and he possessed it until at least November 1943. The front of the notebook contains printed copies of the Imperial Rescript on the Armed Forces, and a set of "Military Rules" concerning soldier behaviour and morale. The back of the notebook contains Pte SAIGUSA's private notes on his military career, including his transfer to the 40th Tôbu Unit in June 1943, and his departure for Palau and New Guinea in November 1943. A table showing salary payments is inserted at the back of the notebook, and has been stamped by an officer NARUKAMI. This item was captured at Sabaco in June 1944.
AWM 82 captured Japanese document details
Title: Military notebook for Superior Pte SAIGUSA Nobuyuki
ATIS number: 500314
Item status: Original document
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Names: SAIGUSA Nobuyuki, Superior Pte; NARUKAMI
Names (kanji ):
Sender (kanji):
Recipient (kanji):
Japanese unit names: 2nd Anti-aircraft Regt 4th Coy
17th Field Heavy Gun Regt
Tôbu 1992 Unit
Tôbu 40 Unit
Japanese unit names (romaji):Kôshahô Dai 2 Rentai Dai 4 Chûtai
Yasen Jûhôhei Dai 17 Rentai
Tôbu Dai 1992 Butai
Tôbu Dai 40 Butai
Japanese unit names (kanji)
Place of acquisition:
Date of acquisition: 06/12/1944
Other information
Some of the place names mentioned in this document have not yet been added to the AJRP Area Thesaurus
Last modified:03/05/2009 10:07:10 AM
Source:AJRP staff

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