Messages and signals related to war's end

Accession Number AWM2017.7.141
Collection number 3DRL/6502
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 8
Object type papers
Physical description 247 Image/s captured
Maker Harrisson, Tom Harnett
Place made Borneo
Date made c. 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 file includes messages and signals related to war’s end.
This file includes:
Message from Bahau, M3 [McPherson] issued SMGs to Batoe Kalang, intend to withdraw 9 August [1945];
Fragment of letter from HQ, SRD, forces in the field;
Decoded signals from Bahau August. War is over 15 – 29 September [1945];
Decoded signals from Bahau, 8 August – 13 September [1945];
Decoded signals from Padas, 14 September, 2 October [1945];
Signals from Padas, marked 'In', 30 August – 13 September [1945];
Decoded signals from Trusan, 27 July – 26 August [1945];
List of names, Hospital, Setool Sulap, Keboen, Ba'Riu, Ranna, Walles dan Padang.