General correspondence Semut 1

Place Asia: Borneo
Accession Number AWM2017.7.202
Collection number 3DRL/6502
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 17
Object type Papers
Physical description 56 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 between Maj Tom Harrisson (code A1), Capt. Edmeades (code E3 and E2), WO Bertram Long (L7), Lt Alfred Blondeel (code B2 and B3), Sgt William Nibbs, WO Colin McPherson and Cpl Allen Wheelhouse (code W7).
This file includes:
Report to Director, HQ BBCAU from Harrisson regarding civil expense statement;
Notes from Major OC SRD to 9 Div. and BBCAU, 5 November 1945 regarding Sgt. R Bennet, SX23876
Note from B8 to A1 [Harrisson];
Letter from Jumbo to Tom [Harrisson], 27 June [1945];
List: Required souvenirs [incomplete];
Decoded signal to Long Beluyo, 31 October [1945] regarding Capt. Bartram;
Letter from W7 (Allen) to P1 (Bob), 16 July 1945 regarding Japanese cutting new paths;
Letter to P1 [Bob], 15 July 1945 regarding group of indigenous ambushed by Japanese;
Letter from M3 to A1 18 June [1945] regarding Japanese map from Malamam, Sapong Estate;
Note from Blondeel, 16 October 1945 regarding Kiai [Makehanap] of Malinau Anang Atjil's typewriter;
Note, Sipitang, 31 June 1945 regarding capture of two Japanese soldiers by Kauipong people;
Map: Borneo [Japanese];
Notes: Toertulis pada, Bareo, Ulu Baram Sarawak, 4 August 1946;
Note: Surat Perinta Doktor Dan Daerissa to Major Harrisson, Tuan Besar, 5 August 1946;
Flyer: Pemerentahan Si-Jepun Membawa Kemisikan Dan Sangsara;
Flyer: Jangan-lah Tertipu Oleh Di'ayah (Propaganda) Kosong Musoh;
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