Maps of the Layout of Bareo [Bario]

Place Asia: Borneo
Accession Number AWM2017.7.179
Collection number 3DRL/6502
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 6
Object type Map
Physical description 12 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 maps of the layout of Bareo [Bario]. The village, located in the centre of the Kelabit Highlands in Sarawak, Malaysia was used as Semut 1 Headquarters during the Second World War.
This file includes:
Map: Layout of Bareo, 20 September 1945;
Map: Residency Hill (Bareo), 20 September 1945;
Map: W/T Compound (Bareo), 20 September 1945;
Map: (A1's) Residency (Bareo), 20 September 1945;
Map: W/T Sulap of Europeans' Mess (Bareo), 20 September 1945;
Map: Europeans' Quarters (Bareo), 20 September 1945.