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Item title: Repatriation of surrendered Japanese forces from Rabaul
Title (romaji): Rabauru chiiki yori no k├┤fukuseru nihongun no kikoku no ken
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM 82 2/276)
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AJRP module: Australian War Memorial official records
AJRP series: AWM 82 captured Japanese documents
AJRP sub-series: Post-surrender Rabaul material received from HQ 8 Military District
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Location details
Institution: Australian War Memorial
Call number: AWM 82 2/276
Inst. series: AWM 82
Inst. sub-series: 2/- Post-surrender material received from HQ 8 Military District (Rabaul)
Item: 2/276
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 8 pages, handwritten in pencil
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Administrative document
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 23/2/1946
Conflict code: Post-war (related to WW2)
Australian unit names: 11th Division
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Japanese unit names:
Names: Anderson, Lt Col
Sender: Anderson, Lt Col
Languages: Japanese
Area:Rabaul Area [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain]
Content: This item is a Japanese translation of a letter from Lieutenant Colonel Anderson of the 11th Division regarding the repatriation of Japanese servicemen from Rabaul. Matters discussed include proceedings of repatriation, personnel affairs relating to repatriation, documents to be prepared, boarding procedures, closure of camps, handling of agricultural produce after the closure of camps and suspected war criminals. Unskilled labourers and former servicemen selected by General IMAMURA formed the first group to be repatriated. Following this group, some 1000 disabled servicemen were to be repatriated.
AWM 82 captured Japanese document details
Title: Repatriation of surrendered Japanese forces from Rabaul
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Item status: Original document
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Names: Anderson, Lt Col
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Sender: Anderson, Lt Col
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Recipient (kanji):
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Japanese unit names (romaji):
Japanese unit names (kanji)
Place of acquisition: Rabaul Area
Date of acquisition:
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Last modified:03/05/2009 10:07:13 AM
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