Intelligence reports and awards to members of S.R.D. Borneo

Place Asia: Borneo
Accession Number AWM2017.7.175
Collection number 3DRL/6502
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 100
Object type Papers
Physical description 100 Image/s captured
Maker Harrisson, Tom Harnett
Place made Borneo
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

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 includes correspondence and intelligence reports related to Cpl Igor Sterelny (code S7), WOII Jack Tredrea (code T6), Lt Francis Leckie (code L2), F/Lt. Paul Bartram, Driver Philip Henry, HQ BBCAU, members of the Australian 9th Division and awards to members of S.R.D. Borneo.
This file includes:
Map: Schuilloopgraf, 1945 [showing Japanese presence];
Report: Intelligence and General Information of Sungai Kayan and Sungai Braun by S7 [Sterelny], Tangjoen Selor, 15 July 1945;
Note and Spreadsheet: Javanese at Belawit Dutch Borneo, F/Lt. Bartram, Belawit, 6 October 1945;
Report for A1 [Harrisson] from T6 [Tredrea], 14 August 1945;
Report: Patrol Schedule, T6 [Tredrea];
Letter from S7 [Sterelny] to A1 [Harrisson], Malinau, 23 August 1945;
Orders from A1 [Harrisson] to Leckie, HQ BIF, 15 August 1945;
Letter from Leckie to A1 [Harrisson], Long Berang, 25 August 1945 [Report on trip from Blauwit to Long Berang];
Letter from L2 [Leckie] to A1 [Harrisson], Malinau, 28 August 1945;
Letter from L2 [Leckie] to A1 [Harrisson], Malinau, 13 September 1945;
Letters from Tredrea to Major Harrisson, Lg Tora, 4 October 1945, Lg Porjoegam, 6 October 1945;
Report: Semut 1 - Dispositions, 14 August 1945;
Decoded Messages from Harrisson to HQ BBCAU, 9 Division, SRD, 21 October - 8 November [1945];
Letter: Legal procedure, from Lt. Col. BBCAU to Headquarters BBCAU, 23 September 1945;
Orders: Sector Control, Trusan;
Newspaper: The Platypus, AAES News Sheet, No.102, Saturday 27 October [1945];
Report: Semut 1 Signals, Capt. G Richter, Labuan, 25 August 1945 [w/ diagram of signal setup];
Report by P. Henry, 8 September 1945 [regarding message drop to Japs in Ulu Limbang Area];
Letter: Stores - Semut 1 - Padas Sector, from CB to Sarawak Section, 29 August 1945;
Report: Awards to S.R.D. Borneo, by Tom Harrisson, 10 March 1947.