Lists of arms allocation to Indigenous soldiers and correspondence

Place Asia: Borneo
Accession Number AWM2017.7.169
Collection number 3DRL/6502
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 78
Object type Papers
Physical description 78 Image/s captured
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 file includes lists of arms allocation to local soldiers and correspondence between Harrisson (A1) and Cpl John Onslow (07).
This file includes:
List of arms [On returns list but not on Belawit];
Lists: Total Arms Position Padas Area as at 25 September 1945, to C.O. B.I.F, Long Meiau;
Note from O7 [Onslow] to A1 [Harrisson] with spreadsheet of arms allocation, Long Meiau, 10 September 1945;
Note from O7 [Onslow], Long Meiau, 9 September 1945 [regarding permission for Fore Sasore from Ta Dulan to return home];
Note from O7 [Onslow], [Long Meiau] [Two soldiers proceeding to Belawit with rifles];
Note: Senapang Balik, Dari L. Noeat, 19 September 1945;
Note from O7 [Onslow], Long Meiau, to A1 [Harrisson], Belawit, 13 September 1945;
Note, 25 September 1945 [regarding rifle allocation];
Note from O7 [Onslow] [Long Meiau] [regarding Pengelon Ukong];
Note from O7 [Onslow], Long Meiau, 10 September 1945 [soldiers returning home carrying rifles];
Note [from Onslow] to A1 [Harrisson], Long Meiau, 18 September 1945;
List of names and allocated arms;
Letter from O7 [Onslow], Long Meiau, 6 September 1945 [Three Tagal Chiefs and soldier guards travelling to HQ];
List of names and allocated arms;
Letter from Lt. Thornton to C.O. B.I.F., Iburu [Regarding requisition for clothing and solders for repatriation];
List: Repatriates - Padas Area, 24 September 1945;
Letter from Lt. Thornton to C.O. B.I.F., Iburu [list of soldiers for demobilisation];
Letter from O7 [Onslow] to A1 [Harrisson], Long Meiau, 11 September 1945 [Soldiers returning home with rifle allocation];
Note to Belowit HQ, 25 September 1945 [list of arms]
Note from O7 [Onslow] to Belowit, Long Meiau, 15 September 1945 [soldiers returning home carrying rifles];
List of Stores Remaining L. Meiau, List of Stores carried by soldiers, 10 September 1945;
Note from O7 [Onslow] to Blowit, Long Meiau, 22 September 1945 [soldiers returning home carrying rifles];
Note from O7 [Onslow] to A1 [Harrisson], Long Meiau, 16 September 1945 ;
Nominal Roll: Soldiers Ex Padas;
Note (Karbeen, Aungan, Bumasap, Refferl), 19 September 1945;
List of local soldier’s' names and rifle numbers;
Note (list of places and arms)
Letter to QC BIF, 23 September 1945 [request for arms to search for overdue men];
Report: Arms returned to BIF HQ, from Thornton, Iburu;
Report: Record of Soldiers, from O7 (Onslow), Long Miau, 20 September 1945;
Note from F7 [Fredericks] to B. HQ.