|Collection type||Digitised Collection|
Harrisson, Tom Harnett
Second World War, 1939-1945
Wallet 8 - Arms allocation to Indigenous soldiers, correspondence between members of operation Semut I, British Borneo Civil Administration Unit and the Australian 9th Division
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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 and served in Borneo as party leader on Operation Semut 1 during the Second World War. This wallet includes lists of arms allocation to Indigenous soldiers and correspondence between Maj Tom Harrisson (code A1), members of operation Semut 1, F/Lt. Paul Bartram, members of the British Borneo Civil Administration Unit (BBCAU) and the Australian 9th Division.
This wallet includes:
-Lists of arms allocation to Indigenous soldiers and correspondence between Harrisson (code A1) and Cpl John Onslow (code 07)
-Lists of arms allocation to Indigenous Soldiers and nominal rolls
-Lists of arms allocation mainly relating to Sgt Roy Dawson (code D6), Lt Francis Leckie (code L2), Fred Bolang (Dutch N.E.I) and WOII Jack Tredrea (code T6).
-Intelligence reports and awards to members of S.R.D. Borneo and correspondence mainly related to Cpl Igor Sterelny (code S7), WOII Jack Tredrea (code T6), Lt Francis Leckie (code L2), F/Lt. Paul Bartram, Driver Philip Henry, HQ BBCAU and members of the Australian 9th Division.