Account by Maj William Sochon on operation Semut III

Place Asia: Borneo
Accession Number AWM2017.7.192
Collection number 3DRL/6502
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 1
Object type Papers
Physical description 52 Image/s captured
Maker Sochon, William Lomas Philip
Date made Unknown
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 on Operation Semut I during the Second World War. This file includes an account by Maj William Sochon on operation Semut III. The report details Maj. Sochon’s background in ‘Subversive Operations Europe’, SRD training, deployment to Borneo, relations with Indigenous peoples and events regarding the Japanese surrender.
This file includes:
Account by Maj William Sochon on operation Semut III.