Correspondence between Harrisson and military and local administration in the post war period

Place Asia: Borneo
Accession Number AWM2017.7.137
Collection number 3DRL/6502
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 31
Object type Papers
Physical description 195 Image/s captured
Maker Harrisson, Tom Harnett
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 file includes correspondence between Harrisson and military and local administration in the post war period.
This file includes:
Message Forms, 21 September - 1 October 1945;
Letter to Harrisson from Lyd Webb re: sending supplies 5 December 1945;
Letter from Harrisson to Jumbo [Courtney], 5 July 1945 discussing the ‘Wingate complex’ a health issue affecting many soldiers;
Note to Orang Djawa;
Note from Agon to Tuan Besar, 25 Decmber 1945;
Envelope from Long Berini to Tandjoinsilor;
Letter from HQ Sarawak to Harrisson, 11 March 1946 request to record his tour of duty;
Message from Wg. Cdr. SO I ADM to Major T. Harrison, HQ BMA (BB) Labuan providing official permission for Harrisson to visit Kuching post tour of duty;
Harrisson's Statement of Account for the months of November 1945 - March 1946;
Letter from Coesti Linroen, Long Poedjoehgiu;
Letter, Balinan, Coesti Haroer, Soernt Perratah;
Note: Soerat Perintah from Goesti Haroen;
Notebook, Perima'an Wang dari Kepala besar distric Wepoetttaut - Schoolshrif Departement;
Note inserted in notebook, OEMIJOEKABA;
Note [from Guru Along], Long Nawang, received $2000 from Harrisson for Iban soldiers' wages 9 October 1945;
Note from Kepala Mantok, Long Nawang, 10 October 1945 Ibans receipt of wages;
Report: Sick per diem, 1 August 1945;
Letter from Sanpawiro Poltie Boelongan, Loeng Podjoengan, 12 December 1942;
Note, Long Poedjoengan, Kepla Futsu Ko Gakka di Long Berini [11 March 1944];
Letter, Long Berini, Tandjoengsilor;
Letter from Tandjoengsilor, 19.2-2604 [19 February 1944];
Letter from Long Berini to Tandjoengsilor;
Postcard from Kanda Jalib di Long Berini to Kepada Adinda Christian di Bandjarmasim;
Spreadsheet: Census;
Spreadsheet, 18 Shiwa 1943;
Note to B1, 2 May [1945] request to send messages to Kon;
Letter from T.H.Bajar, Long Berini, [25 August 1945];
Monthly report - BBCAU - period ending 25 November 1945;
Letter to Harrisson, 4 December 1945;
Staff instructions: Hand over to civil government - re organisation of handling signals and correspondence, from M.L. Bernacchi, Ca Secretariat, HQ BMA (BB), 18 January 1946;
Letter to Toean Besar, Long Berang, December 1945.