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Item title: HOSODA Tetsuo supplementary interrogation report
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 6/3)
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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 6/3
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 6/-
Item: IR-90X (Serial no. 154)
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 1 page
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Interrogation report
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 8/6/1943
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:Shipping Artillery Regt
Akatsuki 2954
Taimei Maru
Names: HOSODA Tetsuo, Sgt
Languages: English
Dampier strait [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain]
Rabaul Area [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain]
Goodenough Island [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Papuan Islands, D'Entrecasteaux Islands]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for Sergeant HOSODA Tetsuo of the Shipping Artillery Regiment, Akatsuki 2954 who was captured on Goodenough Island on 9 March 1943. His boat, Taimei Maru, was sunk on 3 March 1943 and he and other survivors landed on Goodenough Island. HOSODA, a 23 year old Sergeant from Gunma, was wounded and resting in a hut when he was captured by US troops. The official unit name of Akatsuki 2954 could not be identified by this compiler. This short report corrects and clarifies the previous information on Zerotype fighter planes in Interrogation Report No. 90 (Serial No. 1950).
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