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

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.