|Collection type||Digitised Collection|
Harrisson, Tom Harnett
Second World War, 1939-1945
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Wallet 17 - Operational messages covering the period of the Japanese surrender including continued fighting post surrender
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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 (SRD) and served in Borneo as party leader on Operation Semut 1 during the Second World War. This wallet consists of messages covering the period of the Japanese surrender including continued fighting post surrender and a message regarding the birth of George Edlin’s son.
This wallet includes:
-Messages in - out daily - Operational messages dating from 30 August to 19 September 1945;
-Operational messages dating from 29 July to 1 October 1945;
-Operational messages dating from 30 August to 30 September 1945;
-Operational messages dating from 1 August to 28 September 1945.