Wallet 18 - Notebooks and diaries related to Maj Tom Harrisson, WOII Jonathan 'Jack' Tredrea and Lt Colin Thornton

Accession Number AWM2016.38.164
Collection number 3DRL/6502
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 7
Object type Papers
Maker Harrisson, Tom Harnett
Place made Borneo
Date made 1927 - c. 1946
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 (SRD) and served in Borneo as party leader on Operation Semut 1 during the Second World War. This wallet includes notebooks and diaries related to Maj Tom Harrisson (code A1), WOII Jonathan ‘Jack’ Tredrea and Lt Colin Thornton (code T3).
This Wallet includes:
- Accounts and payments dating from 31 December 1927 to 12 March 1938
- Notebook of Sgt J Tredrea SX 18853 medical treatments and standard phrases
- Notebook from T3 [Thornton] to A1 [Harrisson], June [1945] regarding track, local population and propaganda
- Diary of A1 [Harrisson], 25 March to 12 July [1945]
- Diary of A1 [Harrisson], 15 July to 11 October [1945]
- Diary of A1 [Harrisson], 16 October 1945 to 31 January [1946]
- Notebook, November 1945 [descriptions of local population, food].