Orders and correspondence related to Armistice

Place Asia: Borneo
Accession Number AWM2017.7.157
Collection number 3DRL/6502
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 22
Object type Papers
Physical description 74 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
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 orders and correspondence related to Armistice between Semut 1 agents including Major Tom Harrisson (code A1), Lt Jeffery Westley (cod W2), F/Lt Paul Bartram, WOI Roderick Cusack (code C3), Sgt Colin Reginald Thornton (code T1), Lt Paul Le Bosquet (code L3), WO Bertram Charles Long (code L7) and Lt Francis Leckie (code L2).

This file includes:

Preliminary Orders: Armistice Period;
Letter from F. Mannis, Long Berang, 26 August 1945;
Letter from W3 [Westley] to A1 [Harrisson], 27 August 1945 [regarding store drop to wrong place];
Note from Paul, 24 August 1945 and Note from PB to Paul, 4 September [1945];
Orders from F. Lieut. P Bartram;
Letter from W3 [Westley] to A1 [Harrisson], 30 August 1945;
Letter from C3 [Cusack] to A1 [Harrisson], Loembis [regarding stores list and Pensiangan attack];
Note from W3 [Westley] to A1 [Harrisson], September [1945];
Letter from C3 [Cusack] to A1 [Harrisson], Loembis;
Letter from C3 [Cusack] to A1 [Harrisson], Loembis [regarding whereabouts of personnel];
Letter from T1 [Thornton] to A1 [Harrisson], Sedakon, 18 August 1945 [regarding movement to Iburu];
Letter from Bartram to W2 [Westley] and C3 [Cusack], HQ BIF, 25 August 1945;
Note from Bartram to Kiai, Blauwit, 1945;
Letter from C3 [Cusack] to A1 [Harrisson], Loembis, 18 August 1945;
Letter from C3 [Cusack] to A1 [Harrisson] with Map of Area bounded by Labang, Pensiangan, Loembis, 18 August 1945;
Letter from W3 [Westley] to A1 [Harrisson], Loembis, 11 August 1945;
Note from W3 [Westley] to A1 [Harrisson], 13 August 1945;
Letter from T1 [Thornton] to A1 [Harrisson], August [1945];
Letter from L3 [Le Bosquet] to A1 [Harrisson], Long Berang, 15 August 1945 [regarding dropped leaflets];
Letter from C3 [Cusack] to A1 [Harrisson], Loembis, 10 August 1945;
Letter from W3 [Westley] to A1 [Harrisson], 10 August 1945;
Letter from W3 [Westley] to A1 [Harrisson], Loembis, 7 August 1945.