|Collection type||Digitised Collection|
|Physical description||36 Image/s captured|
Harrisson, Tom Harnett
Second World War, 1939-1945
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Reports and correspondence regarding stores and supply
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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 file includes reports and correspondence regarding stores and supply between members of Semut 1 – Maj Tom Harrisson (code A1), Lt Jeffery Westley (code W2), Capt Eric Edmeades (code E1) and Cpl Igor Sterelny (code S6).
This file includes:
Note from S6 to A1 [Harrisson], 1 June 1945 reporting on stores, intelligence, recruits, and requesting stores;
Note from Wes to A1 [Harrisson], 1 June 1945;
List headed Z Cache, of arms and stores, 3 June ;
Messages reporting post air raid situation (160), smashed ATR and request for signaller (161), stores requests (162), Japanese numbers and supply and troop locations (169);
Message from H [arrisson], 10 June  reporting clash with enemy near Pa Bradon, casualties and captures;
Decoded message from L8 to Tom [Harrisson] headed MUT 48 regarding airdrop at Bawang, 10 [June 1945];
Weekly Report - Padas Area from Rik to A1 [Harrisson], 30 [July] 1945, regarding Japanese casualties, disposition and sketch plan of Iburu drop zone.