Wallet 6 - Correspondence between operatives connected to activities related to operation Semut I

Place Asia: Borneo
Accession Number AWM2016.38.151
Collection number 3DRL/6502
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 92
Object type Papers
Maker Harrisson, Tom Harnett
Place made Borneo
Date made 1945
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copying Provisions Copy provided for personal non-commercial use, permission from copyright holder must be sought for commercial use

Records relating to the service of Major Tom H. Harrisson, DSO Reconnaissance Corps, British Army. Harrisson was seconded to Z Special Unit, Services Reconnaissance Department SRD) and served in Borneo as party leader on Operation Semut 1 during the Second World War. This wallet mainly consists of correspondence between SRD agents connected to activities related to operation Semut I.

This wallet includes:
– Correspondence regarding ceasefire and evacuation, lists of Indigenous personnel and messages related to Maj Tom Harrisson (code A1), Lt Jeffery Westley (code W2), WOI Roderick Cusack (code C3), WOII Herbert Hirst (code H1 and H4) and F/Lt Paul Bartram.
– Orders and correspondence related to Armistice between Semut 1 agents including Major Tom Harrisson (code A1), Lt Jeffery Westley (code W2), F/Lt Paul Bartram, WOI Roderick Cusack (code C3), Sgt Colin Thornton (code T1), Lt Paul Le Bosquet (code L3), WO Bertram Charles Long (code L7) and Lt Francis Leckie (code L2).
- Pamphlets, sketch maps and correspondence between Harrisson (A1), WO Bertram Long (code L7), Lt Jeffery Westley (code W2), Sgt Colin Thornton (code T1), WOI Roderick Cusack (code C3 and C4), F/Lt Paul Bartram, Lt Paul Le Bosquet (code L3), Lt Francis Leckie (code L2) and Capt Eric Edmeades (code E1).