Correspondence and reports

Place Asia: Borneo
Accession Number AWM2017.7.166
Collection number 3DRL/6502
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 115
Object type Papers
Physical description 115 Image/s captured
Maker Harrisson, Tom Harnett
Place made Borneo
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 and reports between Maj Tom Harrisson (code A1), Sgt Frank Wigzell (code Y9), Cpl Charles Hardy (code H6), Maj William Jinkins, Fl/Lt Paul Bartram, WO Bertram Long (L8), Capt Alfred Blondeel (code B2, B3) and WOII Jonathan ‘Jack’ Tredrea (T6).
This file includes:
Letter from Y9 [Wigzell] to A1 [Harrisson], Long Madid, August [1945];
Letter from VH to Wilson (delivered by Sanderson), 3 August 1945;
Spreadsheet: codes;
Report: Frequencies - Call Signs - Sheds, Limbang Outstation, 2 August 1945;
Report [of orders given to Bolang], from THH, Tuan Rajah, 3 August 1945;
Letter from H6 [Hardie] to A1 [Harrisson], Ukong, 10 July [1945];
Notes to Brigadier Wills and Major Jinkins from PB [on behalf of Harrisson], 18 September 1945;
Report: Limbang, from Bartram, 30 September 1945;
Report: Padas, from Bartram, 29 September 1945;
Report on activities, to A1 [Harrisson], August 1945;
Message from L8 [Long], Bahau, 19 August [1945];
Report NR3 to A1 [Harrisson], 18 August [1945];
Report to A1 [Harrisson], 26 August [1945];
Daily Sick Reports, 29 August - 1 September 1945;
Sketch of track from Blauwit to Long Peopoeng, 4 August [1945];
Note from B3 [Blondeel] to A1, Long Poepoeng, 3 [September 1945];
Track time and notes plus census of population, complied by T6 [Tredrea], 6th August - 2 September 1945;
Letter from Blondeel to Bartram, 1 September [1945];
Bawang Plan, Bahau Sector, Modification from Tom H, 10 July 1945;
Orders from A1 [Harrisson] to B2 [Blondeel], 31 July 1945 [regarding Operation Bahau];
Orders from A1 [Harrisson] to T6 [Tredrea], HQ BIF, 5 August 1945.