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Item title: JA130003 supplementary interrogation report
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 6/6)
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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 6/6
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 6/-
Item: IR-248 (Serial no. 417)
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 3 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Interrogation report
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 1/5/1944
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:Hakkô Maru
Names: JA130003, engine room storekeeper and oiler on a tanker
Languages: English
Area:Niigata Prefecture [Japan–Formosa, Honshû]
Singapore [Malaya–British Borneo (Malaysia & Singapore)]
Formosa (Taiwan) [Japan–Formosa]
Palembang [Netherlands East Indies (Indonesia), Sumatra]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for a civilian engine room storekeeper and oiler JA130003 of Hakkô Maru, who was captured off the coast of Indo-China on 5 January 1944. JA130003, a 35 year old civilian sailor from Saitama, was captured by a US submarine from a lifeboat after the sinking of Hakkô Maru. One crew from each boat was picked by the submarine and they became prisoners of war. During the interrogation, JA130003 provided information on various ports in Japan and Asia, such as Palembang, Bako Island in Taiwan and Singapore.
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