Pamphlets, sketch maps and correspondence

Place Asia: Borneo
Accession Number AWM2017.7.159
Collection number 3DRL/6502
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 32
Object type Papers
Physical description 108 Image/s captured
Maker Harrisson, Tom Harnett
Date made 1945
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 and served in Borneo as party leader on Operation Semut 1 during the Second World War. This file contains pamphlets, sketch maps and correspondence between Maj Tom Harrisson (A1), WO Bertram Long (code L7), Lt Jeffery Westley (code W2), Sgt Colin Thornton (code T1), WOI Roderick Cusack (code C3 and C4), F/Lt Paul Bartram, Lt Paul Le Bosquet (code L3), Lt Francis Leckie (code L2) and Capt Eric Edmeades (code E1).

This file includes:

Indonesian pamphlet with colour print;
Indonesian pamphlet with colour print, 27 July 1945;
Indonesian newspaper: Soeloeh Indonesia, Khabar Perang, 18 July 1945;
Sketch map showing routes and villages by L7 [Long], 15 August 1945;
Orders: Loembis Sector, from THH [Harrisson] to W2 [Westley], T1 [Thornton], L3 [Le Bosquet], C4 [Cusack], 8 August 1945;
Note from C3 [Cusack];
Letter [from Cusack] to A1 [Harrisson], Loembis, 7 August 1945 with Report on Present Position in Loembis Area;
Letter from C3 [Cusack] to A1 [Harrisson], Loembis, 5 August 1945;
Letter from L2 [Leckie] to A1 [Harrisson], Loembis, 31 July 1945;
Letter from L2 [Leckie] to A1 [Harrisson], Loembis, 29 July 1945;
Letter from L2 [Leckie] to A1 [Harrisson], Loembis, 22 July 1945;
Letter from L2 [Leckie] to A1 [Harrisson], Sankoep, 19 july 1945;
Letter from L2 [Leckie] to A1 [Harrisson], Long Pala, 6 August 1945 [en route to Lg Ruat];
Letter from C3 [Cusack] to A1 [Harrisson], Loeambis, 3 August 1945;
Agenda for Wyagong Conference from A1 [Harrisson] to W2 [Westley], T1 [Thornton] and C3 [Cusack], 5 August 1945;
Letter from C3 [Cusack] to A1 [Harrisson], Long Huat, 30 July 1945;
Letter from W3 [Westley] to A1 [Harrisson], 3 August 1945 [regarding store request];
Letter from Westley to A1 [Harrisson], Kasopan, 27 July 1945;
Note from Thornton to A1 [Harrisson], 25 [July 1945];
Letter from Westley to A1 [Harrisson], Pa Alor, 25 July 1945;
Letter from Thornton to A1 [Harrisson], Long Nuat, 31 [July 1945] [regarding sketch maps and food situation];
Letter from Westley to A1 [Harrisson], Long Noeat, 1 August 1945;
Letter from Westley to A1 [Harrisson], Long Newat, 30 July 1945;
Letter from Thornton to A1 [Harrisson], Long Nuat, 30 [July 1945];
Track Sketch Map: N.W. Dutch Borneo and Sth B.N.B by Thornton;
List of flight times with note from Toby and Jeff to Tom [Harrisson];
Spreadsheet of stores at Malniau, Nawang, Nalikoe, Blowit and Lg. Toea;
Very Approximate Sketch Map of 'W' Area, by Westley, 31 July 1945;
Letter from Thornton to A1 [Harrisson], Long Nuat [regarding track note of trip from Long Miou to Long Nuat];
Sketch Map of Tracks: Padas Area, by Thornton;
Letter [incomplete] from E.A. Edmeades, 4 December 1949;
Two blank Captain's middion reports (forms);