Reports, orders, maps, financial statements and a memorial for Donald Hudden

Place Asia: Borneo
Accession Number AWM2017.7.177
Collection number 3DRL/6502
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 21
Object type Papers
Physical description 78 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 reports, orders, maps, financial statements and a memorial for Donald Hudden. Correspondence includes Maj. Tom Harrisson (code A1) Cpl Igor Sterelny (code S6) and Capt Alfred Blondeel (code B2).
This file includes:
Financial Statement: Semut 1, 15 October 1945;
Map: Layout of Jap HQ Sapong Estate, 27 June [1945];
Orders from Bartram to Leut. Le Rosquet and Sgt. Bennett, HQBIC, 3 September 1945;
Report: Notes on Semut from Major Harrisson to Colonel Campbell, 4 September 1945;
Report: BBCAU Reference Semut I Area, from Major Harrisson to Lt-Col Leach, 7 September 1945;
Note from Capt. C.H. Hawke, Lawas, to Officer-in-Charge, S.R.D., Long Semado, 4 September 1945 [Action to be taken against natives with Japanese sympathies];
Note: Ref. Collaborators from Ta Brayong, Trusan River Area, 8 September 1945;
Letter: Hawke v. Duraman Tujoh, from Paul to Tom [Harrisson], H.Q. B.I.F., 25 September 1945;
Report: Collaborators, Cpl. Tungah and Cpl. Kimbi, from Fredericks, Trusan River Area, 29 August 1945;
Report on Operations of Semut I, from Major T. Harrisson to AK, 12 September 1945;
Instructions Issued to Major T. Harrisson on his re-entry into Dutch Borneo under Authority Director SRD HQ Morotai, 12 September 1945;
Report: Arming of Natives, from J.E.B.Finlay to A,B & D Groups and AGAS Control, 19 July 1945;
Instructions Issued to Major T. Harrisson on his Re-entry into Dutch Borneo under Authority Director SRD HQ Morotai, 12 September 1945;
Report: Arming of Natives, from J.E.B. Finlay to A, B & D Groups and AGAS Control, 19 July 1945;
List: Stores for Nawang, Kapala Coolies, 16 September [1945];
List: Stores Malinau, 16 September [1945];
Signals from Harrisson, 16 September [1945] [regarding Japanese behaviour post-surrender];
Note from B2 [Blondeel], 17 September 1945;
Letter from S6 [Sterelny] to B2 [Blondeel], 15 September 1945;
Letter from S6 (Sterelny) to A1 [Harrisson], 15 September 1945;
Memorial for Donald Hudden, Sgt. Jack Tredrea on behalf of Tom Harrisson, 1 October 1945.