Reports and orders SRD handover to civil administration

Place Asia: Borneo
Accession Number AWM2017.7.181
Collection number 3DRL/6502
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 26
Object type Papers
Physical description 100 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 (SRD) and served in Borneo as party leader on Operation Semut 1 during the Second World War. This file includes reports and orders mainly relating to the SRD handover to civil administration and work of the British Borneo Civil Affairs Unit (BBCAU) in the Long Nawan and Bareo area during September and October 1945.
This file includes:
Report: Group 'A' SRD Operation Instruction 2, 30 September 1945;
List: Polikliniek Long Nawan [maladies], Pajat Soemoprawiro, 1 October 1945;
Letter from T Harrisson to Fish, Long Nawan 1 October 1945;
Military Order: Apo Kayan District, Major T Harrisson, 1 October 1945;
Interim Report, Clearance Dutch Borneo, Phase I, Tom Harrisson, Long Nawan, 1 October 1945;
Interim Report, Clearance Dutch Borneo, Phase I [draft], Tom Harrisson, Long Nawan, 1 October 1945;
Spreadsheets: names of indigenous officers and villagers, by L. Koenoem, Long Nawang, 2 October 1945;
Report: Australia Imperial Forces, Long Nawang, 29 August 1945 [Area now under AIF Military Protection];
Letter from Menguasaan Tengah to Kepada Guru, Long Nawan, 3 October 1945;
Report: Summary of Events Prior to 20th August 1942, [Long Nawang, 18 September 1945];
Report: Summary of Events, from 20th August to 25th September 1942, Long Nawang, 18 September 1945;
Appendix to Reports [Long Nawang, 18 September 1945] [List of names of all personnel];
Letter from Major to the Poeioetoilis of Long Poekijdengar, Long Nawang, 3 October [1945];
Letter from Major to the Guru of Long Deilat, Long Nawang, 3 October [1945];
First Monthly Report: Murut Area, from Major T. Harrisson to S.O. 1. (Admin), Bareo, Kalabit Plateau, 30 November 1945;
Note from CA Secretariat to CAO Ulu Trusan, HQ BBCAU, 11 December 1945;
Letter from Major C.C. Group A SRD to L.O.C. Labuan, 5 December 1945;
Orders from CA Secretariat, HQ BBCAU, 28 December 1945 [hand over to Civil Administration];
Orders: Rehabilitation, from CA Secretariat, HQ BBCAU, 28 December 1945;
Report: Appointment of Civil Affairs Area Commandment, Sarawak from CA Secretariat, HQ BBCAU, 29 December 1945;
Report: Staff for Civil Government, from CA Secretariat, HQ BBCAU, 29 December 1945;
Statement of Accounts, Merut Area: To 9 December 45, from T. Harrisson, Bareo, 15 December 1945;
Application: Warrant to Cover Expenditure Initiated December 45 (Government Gardens, Mission Schools), T.H. Harrison, Merut Area, 16 December 1945;
Orders: Emergency Expenditure, from Lt-Col. GD Cunningham, HQ BBCAU, 13 December 1945;
Report: Preliminary Statement of Accounts to 9 December 1945, from Major T Harrison to Chief Finance Officer, Merut Area;
December Report: Merut Area [incomplete], from Major T. Harrisson to S.O.I. Admin, Bareo, 31 December 1945.