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Item title: Duty roster for the 238th Infantry Regt Infantry Gun Det
Title (romaji): Hohei Dai 238 Rentai kinmu waridashihyô
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM 82 1/2/500323)
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AJRP module: Australian War Memorial official records
AJRP series: AWM 82 captured Japanese documents
AJRP sub-series: ATIS material registered as B documents
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Location details
Institution: Australian War Memorial
Call number: AWM 82 1/2/500323
Inst. series: AWM 82
Inst. sub-series: 1/2/- Items registered by ATIS as "B" documents
Item: 1/2/500323
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 1 mimeographed page with entries in ink and pencil
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Administrative document
Item content
Creation date range (d/m/y): ?/?/c1942 to ?/?/c1943
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:41st Division 238th Infantry Regt Infantry Gun Det
Names: AOYAMA Fumio, Lt; KUMEHARA Tatsusaburô, Lt; HASEGAWA Tadao, 2nd Lt; TOMISAWA Isao, 2nd Lt
Languages: Japanese
Area:Palau Island [Central Pacific, Caroline Islands]
New Guinea [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands)]
Finschhafen [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Huon Peninsula, Finschhafen Area]
Content: This item is a duty roster chart from 1942 or 1943. Judging from the names that appear on the chart, it was made for the 238th Infantry Gun Detachment. The chart is filled in with a special code, with different colours and symbols signifying the nature and length of duty for the 115 soldiers named. Some of the names have red lines drawn through them, perhaps indicating hospitalisation or death, and some of the unit were apparently left behind at Palau, although whether this was due to injury or some other reason is uncertain. Two soldiers are also noted at the end of the chart as having been transferred to other units. This item was captured at Finschhafen in April 1944.
AWM 82 captured Japanese document details
Title: Duty roster for the 238th Infantry Regt Infantry Gun Det
ATIS number: 500323
Item status: Original document
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Names: AOYAMA Fumio, Lt; KUMEHARA Tatsusaburô, Lt; HASEGAWA Tadao, 2nd Lt; TOMISAWA Isao, 2nd Lt
Names (kanji ):
Sender (kanji):
Recipient (kanji):
Japanese unit names: 41st Division 238th Infantry Regt Infantry Gun Det
Japanese unit names (romaji):Dai 41 Shidan Hohei Dai 238 Rentai Hohei Hôtai
Japanese unit names (kanji)
Place of acquisition: Finschhafen
Date of acquisition: 04/16/1944
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Last modified:03/05/2009 10:07:43 AM
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