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Item title: War diary and orders for the 3rd Telegraph Regt
Title (romaji): Den 3 musentai meirei/jinchû nisshi
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM 82 1/2/500090)
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AJRP module: Australian War Memorial official records
AJRP series: AWM 82 captured Japanese documents
AJRP sub-series: ATIS material registered as B documents
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Location details
Institution: Australian War Memorial
Call number: AWM 82 1/2/500090
Inst. series: AWM 82
Inst. sub-series: 1/2/- Items registered by ATIS as "B" documents
Item: 1/2/500090
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 1 bundle, approx. 20 mimeographed pages with handwritten entries in ink
Access: Open subject to condition
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Official diary
Item content
Creation date range (d/m/y): 10/12/1943 to ?/12/1943
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:3rd Telegraph Regt
Names: ÔMORI Kômei, Sgt; YAMAGUCHI, 2nd Lt
Languages: Japanese
Area:Rabaul [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain, Rabaul Area]
Wewak [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Aitape–Wewak Area]
Madang [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Wewak–Madang Area]
Content: This item is part of an official diary recording the activities of the 3rd Telegraph Regiment, for the month of December 1943. During this period, the regiment was ordered to repel enemy troops from the Wewak, Madang and Rabaul region, and establish a wireless communications system for communication between these three areas. The diary contains specific instructions for setting up the system, including diagrams, details of transport arrangements between Rabaul and the Huon Peninsula, and a roll list and labour roster for the 44-man unit. It also mentions a telegraph line between the Takizawa unit and the unit headquarters. It was captured at Madang in May 1944.
AWM 82 captured Japanese document details
Title: War diary and orders for the 3rd Telegraph Regt
ATIS number: 500090
Item status: Original document
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Names: ÔMORI Kômei, Sgt; YAMAGUCHI, 2nd Lt
Names (kanji ):
Sender (kanji):
Recipient (kanji):
Japanese unit names: 3rd Telegraph Regt
Japanese unit names (romaji):Denshin Dai 3 Rentai
Japanese unit names (kanji)
Place of acquisition: Madang
Date of acquisition: 05/24/1944
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Last modified:03/05/2009 10:06:27 AM
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