Correspondence between Harrisson and military and local administration in the post war period

Place Asia: Borneo
Accession Number AWM2017.7.137
Collection number 3DRL/6502
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 31
Object type Papers
Physical description 195 Image/s captured
Maker Harrisson, Tom Harnett
Date made 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 (SRD) and served in Borneo as party leader on Operation Semut 1 during the Second World War. This file includes correspondence between Harrisson and military and local administration in the post war period.
This file includes:
Message Forms, 21 September - 1 October 1945;
Letter to Harrisson from Lyd Webb re: sending supplies 5 December 1945;
Letter from Harrisson to Jumbo [Courtney], 5 July 1945 discussing the ‘Wingate complex’ a health issue affecting many soldiers;
Note to Orang Djawa;
Note from Agon to Tuan Besar, 25 Decmber 1945;
Envelope from Long Berini to Tandjoinsilor;
Letter from HQ Sarawak to Harrisson, 11 March 1946 request to record his tour of duty;
Message from Wg. Cdr. SO I ADM to Major T. Harrison, HQ BMA (BB) Labuan providing official permission for Harrisson to visit Kuching post tour of duty;
Harrisson's Statement of Account for the months of November 1945 - March 1946;
Letter from Coesti Linroen, Long Poedjoehgiu;
Letter, Balinan, Coesti Haroer, Soernt Perratah;
Note: Soerat Perintah from Goesti Haroen;
Notebook, Perima'an Wang dari Kepala besar distric Wepoetttaut - Schoolshrif Departement;
Note inserted in notebook, OEMIJOEKABA;
Note [from Guru Along], Long Nawang, received $2000 from Harrisson for Iban soldiers' wages 9 October 1945;
Note from Kepala Mantok, Long Nawang, 10 October 1945 Ibans receipt of wages;
Report: Sick per diem, 1 August 1945;
Letter from Sanpawiro Poltie Boelongan, Loeng Podjoengan, 12 December 1942;
Note, Long Poedjoengan, Kepla Futsu Ko Gakka di Long Berini [11 March 1944];
Letter, Long Berini, Tandjoengsilor;
Letter from Tandjoengsilor, 19.2-2604 [19 February 1944];
Letter from Long Berini to Tandjoengsilor;
Postcard from Kanda Jalib di Long Berini to Kepada Adinda Christian di Bandjarmasim;
Spreadsheet: Census;
Spreadsheet, 18 Shiwa 1943;
Note to B1, 2 May [1945] request to send messages to Kon;
Letter from T.H.Bajar, Long Berini, [25 August 1945];
Monthly report - BBCAU - period ending 25 November 1945;
Letter to Harrisson, 4 December 1945;
Staff instructions: Hand over to civil government - re organisation of handling signals and correspondence, from M.L. Bernacchi, Ca Secretariat, HQ BMA (BB), 18 January 1946;
Letter to Toean Besar, Long Berang, December 1945.