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Item title: ÔMIYA Mikio interrogation report
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 6/2)
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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 6/2
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 6/-
Item: IR-65 (Serial no. 115)
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 12 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Interrogation report
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 28/4/1943
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:51st Div Signals Unit 1st Pl
Teiyo Maru
Names: ÔMIYA Mikio, Superior Pte
Languages: English
Area:Bismarck Archipelago [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands)]
Bismarck Sea [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for Superior Private ÔMIYA Mikio of the 51st Division Signals Unit 1st Platoon, who was captured in the Bismarck Sea off New Guinea on 9 March 1943 after the sinking of Teiyo Maru on 3 March. ÔMIYA Mikio, a 24 year old Superior Private from Nagano, was drifting on a raft with three companions, feeling weak from lack of food, when he was captured by a US Navy patrol boat. ÔMIYA was a linesman in the signals unit. During the interrogation, ÔMIYA provided information on unit organisation, signals equipment, morale in Japan and medical services in the military.
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