Sindumin [cartographic material] : Borneo 1:250,000

Accession Number AWM2016.38.139
Collection number 3DRL/6502
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Object type Map
Physical description 1 Image/s captured
Maker LHQ Cartographic Coy, Australian Survey Corps
Date made 1945
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Map of Sindumin forming part of the records relating to the service of Major Tom Harnett 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. A single sheet from the topographical map series (SWPA T531) covering the area around the town of Sindumin in British North Borneo (now the East Malaysian state of Sabah). Shows boundaries between Sarawak, Brunei, British North Borneo and Dutch Borneo, the southern part of Brunei Bay, populated places, main roads and tracks, telegraph lines, rivers and streams, rubber estates, mangrove areas and terrain features.