Wallet 10 - Correspondence between Maj Tom Harrisson and Maj Rex Blow, reports from Pa Bawang P.O.W. Camp and reports on movement of Japanese Prisoners of War

Accession Number AWM2016.38.155
Collection number 3DRL/6502
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 5
Object type Papers
Maker Harrisson, Tom Harnett
Various
Place made Borneo
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 and served in Borneo as party leader on Operation Semut 1 during the Second World War. This wallet includes correspondence between Maj Tom Harrisson and Maj Rex Blow, reports from Pa Bawang P.O.W. Camp and reports on movement of Japanese Prisoners of War.
This wallet includes:
- Correspondence between Maj Tom Harrisson and Maj Rex Blow, F/Lt. Paul Bartram, and Capt. Blondeel during November 1945.
- Correspondence between Maj Tom Harrisson, Arthur Tunda, WOII Herbert Hirst (H1), Maj Rex Blow and reports from Pa Bawang Japanese P.O.W. Camp.
- Correspondence between Maj Tom Harrisson and Maj Rex Blow, including standing orders related to Pa Bawang Japanese P.O.W. Camp and orders for Operation Goose - Japanese surrender.
- Reports and orders related to clearing up operations and disbandment.
- Correspondence and a diary related to Sergeant Kelvin Hallam TX16283.