Wallet 16 - Decoded signals and messages related to war's end and post war administration

Accession Number AWM2016.38.162
Collection number 3DRL/6502
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 9
Object type Papers
Maker Harrisson, Tom Harnett
Place made Borneo
Date made c. 1945
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

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 decoded signals and messages related to war’s end and post war administration.
This wallet includes:
- Messages and signals between 8 August – October 1945;
- Decoded signals from Padas 30 July – 29 August [1945];
- Decoded signals from Bareo [Bario], 8 – 17 September [1945];
- Decoded Signals from Padas;
- Decoded signals to Bareo, 8 – 17 September [1945];
- Decoded signals to Kayan, 20-22 September [1945];
- Decoded signals to Trusan, 27 July-2 September [1945];
- Decoded signals from Bahau, 14 September - 3 October [1945].