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Item title: JA147008 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-253 (Serial no. 379)
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 9 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Interrogation report
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 17/3/1944
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:17th Div 53rd Infantry Regt 1st Bn 4th Coy 2nd Pl 4th Sect
Gokoku Maru
Names: JA147008, 1st Class Pte
Languages: English
Area:New Britain [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago]
Tuluvu [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain]
Cape Gloucester [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain]
Shanghai [China–Hong Kong]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for 1st Class Private JA147008 of the 17th Division 53rd Infantry Regiment 1st Battalion 4th Company 2nd Platoon 4th Section, who was captured at Cape Gloucester on 8 January 1944. JA147008, a 21 year old 1st Class Private from Hyôgo, was wounded but managed to climb out of the trench when he was captured by US troops. During the interrogation, JA147008 provided information on unit organisation, movements, Gokoku Maru in which he was transported to Rabaul from Shanghai, and training against chemical warfare.
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