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Item title: Paybook for Superior Pte FUJI Shôichi
Title (romaji): Rikugun Jôtôhei Fuji Shôichi no bôkyû shiharai shôhyô
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (AWM 82 1/2/500234)
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AJRP details
AJRP module: Australian War Memorial official records
AJRP series: AWM 82 captured Japanese documents
AJRP sub-series: ATIS material registered as B documents
AJRP folder:
Location details
Institution: Australian War Memorial
Call number: AWM 82 1/2/500234
Inst. series: AWM 82
Inst. sub-series: 1/2/- Items registered by ATIS as "B" documents
Item: 1/2/500234
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 1 book, 8 pages handwritten entries in ink and pencil
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Paybook
Item content
Creation date range (d/m/y): 4/1/1943 to ?/9/1943
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
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Names: FUJI Shôichi, Superior Pte; YOSHIDA, Sgt
Languages: Japanese
Area:Sattelberg Area [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Huon Peninsula, Finschhafen Area]
Content: This item is a paybook issued to Superior Private FUJI Shôichi, recording salary payments made to him between January and September 1943. At the front of the paybook is a section for paybook number, issue date, name of unit, service number, rank and name, followed by a list of instructions for its care and use. However, except for FUJI's rank, name, and service number written in ink, the rest is left blank. The next page contains a list of ranks and special allowances calculating the rate of pay due to Private FUJI. The rest of the book consists of pages divided into columns for recording monthly payments, with spaces for the signature of the payee and paymaster. These sections have been filled in and stamped by paymaster Sergeant YOSHIDA. This item was captured at Sattelberg on 22 November 1943.
AWM 82 captured Japanese document details
Title: Paybook for Superior Pte FUJI Shôichi
ATIS number: 500234
Item status: Original document
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Names: FUJI Shôichi, Superior Pte; YOSHIDA, Sgt
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Japanese unit names (kanji)
Place of acquisition: Sattelberg Area
Date of acquisition: 11/22/1943
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