Wallet 8 - Arms allocation to Indigenous soldiers, correspondence between members of operation Semut I, British Borneo Civil Administration Unit and the Australian 9th Division

Place Asia: Borneo
Accession Number AWM2016.38.153
Collection number 3DRL/6502
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 4
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
Description

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 and served in Borneo as party leader on Operation Semut 1 during the Second World War. This wallet includes lists of arms allocation to Indigenous soldiers and correspondence between Maj Tom Harrisson (code A1), members of operation Semut 1, F/Lt. Paul Bartram, members of the British Borneo Civil Administration Unit (BBCAU) and the Australian 9th Division.

This wallet includes:

-Lists of arms allocation to Indigenous soldiers and correspondence between Harrisson (code A1) and Cpl John Onslow (code 07)
-Lists of arms allocation to Indigenous Soldiers and nominal rolls
-Lists of arms allocation mainly relating to Sgt Roy Dawson (code D6), Lt Francis Leckie (code L2), Fred Bolang (Dutch N.E.I) and WOII Jack Tredrea (code T6).
-Intelligence reports and awards to members of S.R.D. Borneo and correspondence mainly related to Cpl Igor Sterelny (code S7), WOII Jack Tredrea (code T6), Lt Francis Leckie (code L2), F/Lt. Paul Bartram, Driver Philip Henry, HQ BBCAU and members of the Australian 9th Division.