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Item title: IWAMATSU Kôichi interrogation report
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 6/1)
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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 6/1
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 6/-
Item: IR-43 (Serial no. 61)
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 10 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Interrogation report
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 11/3/1943
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:41st Infantry Regt 1st Bn 1st Coy 1st Pl 2nd Sect
Names: IWAMATSU Kôichi, 2nd Class Pte
Languages: English
Buna Area [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Papua, Owen Stanley Range]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for 2nd Class Private IWAMATSU Kôichi of the 41st Infantry Regiment 1st Battalion 1st Company 1st Platoon 2nd Section who was captured near Buna on 30 November 1942. IWAMATSU, a 24 year old 2nd Class Private from Kôchi, was severely wounded and unconscious when he was captured by Australian troops. During the interrogation, IWAMATSU provided information on unit organisation and movements, equipment, clothing issue, training, rations, and morale in Japan and in the military. He also described the medical examinations at the time of recruitment.
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