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Item title: JA147214 interrogation report
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM55 6/9)
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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 6/9
Inst. series: AWM55
Inst. sub-series: AWM55 6/-
Item: IR-388 (Serial no. 537)
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 13 pages
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Interrogation report
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 15/8/1944
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:23rd Artillery Regt 8th Coy
51st Field Artillery Depot Regt
Names: JA147214, Superior Pte
Languages: English
Area:Wake Island [Central Pacific]
Talasea [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain, Kimbe Bay]
Content: This is an Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS) interrogation report for JA147214, a Superior Private with the 23rd Artillery Regiment, 8th Company, who was captured near Kometto (near Talesea) on 25 March 1944. JA147214 was weak from hunger when he was captured by natives and handed over to US Marines. During the interrogation, JA147214 provided information on the organisation of the 51st Field Artillery Depot Regiment, the conditions and treatment of US prisoners of war at Wake Island (working hours, pay, dress, rations, quarters, welfare, mail, sentries).

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