Wallet 21 - Correspondence Semut I including sketch maps, post war publicity, recognition of service and a transcript for radio broadcast titled: Borneo Jungle

Place Asia: Borneo
Accession Number AWM2016.38.167
Collection number 3DRL/6502
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 2
Object type Papers
Maker Harrisson, Tom Harnett
Place made Borneo
Date made 1943
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 (SRD) and served in Borneo as party leader on Operation Semut 1 during the Second World War. This wallet includes correspondence, general meeting minutes held in 1943, sketch maps and a transcript for radio broadcast by Harrisson, Edward Shackleton, Jock Marshall and Paul Bartram headed 'Borneo Jungle'.
This wallet includes:
-Correspondence regarding awards to SRD members and general meeting minutes held in 1943
-Correspondence regarding general administration in the post war period, publicity for the work of SRD, Tom Harrisson’s book, radio transcript, recognition of service and general discussion of post war life.