|Item title:||SAWATARI Zengorô interrogation report|
|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|
|Institution:||Australian War Memorial|
|Call number:||AWM55 6/3|
|Inst. sub-series:||AWM55 6/-|
|Item:||IR-86 (Serial no. 143)|
|Quantity / desc:||10 pages|
|Item type:||Unpublished, Official|
|Creation date (d/m/y):||27/5/1943|
|Conflict code:||Pacific War (1941-1945)|
|Keywords:||IMPERIAL JAPANESE ARMY, INTELLIGENCE, INTERROGATION, MEDICAL SERVICES, CREMATION, FIELD HOSPITALS|
|Australian unit names:|
|Allied unit names:|
|Japanese unit names:||18th Army Provisional Transport Unit|
|Names:||SAWATARI Zengorô, Medical 2nd Lt|
|Area:||Buna Area [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Papua, Owen Stanley Range]|
Papaki [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Papua, Owen Stanley Range, Kokoda–Wairopi Area]
Kumusi River [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Papua, Owen Stanley Range]
Giruwa [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Papua, Owen Stanley Range, Buna Area]
|Content:||This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for rank SAWATARI Zengorô of the 18th Army Provisional Transport Unit, who was captured in Giruwa on 20 January 1943. SAWATARI, a 34 year old Medical 2nd Lieutenant from Tokushima, was captured by a US patrol when struggling through jungle towards the Kumusi River. During the interrogation, SAWATARI provided detailed information on medical services provided by the Army, including the method of cremating soldiers' remains.|
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