Correspondence Lt Alfred Blondeel, Lt Robert Pinkerton and Cpl Allen Wheelhouse

Place Asia: Borneo
Accession Number AWM2017.7.196
Collection number 3DRL/6502
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 15
Object type Papers
Physical description 40 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 (SRD) and served in Borneo as party leader on Operation Semut 1 during the Second World War. This file includes correspondence regarding supplies, working with the local peoples and other activities dating from June 1945 to post surrender. This file includes correspondence between Maj. Tom Harrisson (code A1) Lt Alfred Blondeel (code B3), Lt Robert Pinkerton (code P1) and Cpl Allen Wheelhouse (code W7).

This file includes:

Letters to Tentang Sjoe-gakke-dodje, Tarakan and Tandjoeng Selor ;
Letter from B3, 14 June 1946 regarding travelling to Seniamoe, pro-Australian Malinau;
Message Form to Henry Ukong, Labuan;
Note: Henry's Arms Ukong;
Letter from W7 (Allen) to P1 (Bob), 7 August 1945 regarding working with Chinese;
Note from Doc, Tuan Besar, 30 October 1945 Lawai Ipa admitted to hospital;
Note, 8 September 1945 Order to look after Chinese;
Letter to Tuan Besar HQ, 28 October 1945 regarding active presence of Japanese at P Kalalan;
Decoded signal from HQ BBCAU, 24 October [1945] Japanese from PADAS, party to reach Bawang;
Note, Long Berini;
Supply list;
Note on 'Borneo Evangelical Mission' stationary;
Address: L.J.C Mackenzie 210 Rundle St Adelaide South Aust.;
Hospital supplies list;
List of locations by date.