Correspondence F/Lt Paul Bartram, Major Ian McCallum and S/Sgt Douglas Bower

Place Asia: Borneo
Accession Number AWM2017.7.205
Collection number 3DRL/6502
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 17
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

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 general correspondence between Maj. Tom Harrisson (code A1), F/Lt Paul Bartram, Major Ian McCallum and S/Sgt Douglas Bower (code B5 and B6).
This file includes:
Note to Tuan Doc, 26 April 1945
Letter to Harrisson, Tuan Rajah, 25 April 1945
Note from BS [Incomplete]
Report, 2 May 1945 [updating situation]
Reports from A2, 23 April 1945 [regarding captured indigenous, Usop Mintin]
Notes from A2 to A1 [Harrisson], 22 April 1945 [regarding Usop Mintin]
Letter from C9 to A1 [Harrisson], 25 April 1945 [regarding medical situation]
Letter from B6 to A1 [Harrisson], 25 April 1945 [regarding supplies]
Letter from A2 to A1 [Harrisson], 26 April 1945 [regarding capture of Usop Mintin]
Letter from A2 to A1 [Harrisson], 26 April 1945 [regarding strain on professional relationship]
Report from A2 to A1 [Harrisson], 15 May 1945 [regarding the Lawas escape]
Note from A2 to A1 [Harrisson], 12 May 1945 [regarding dwindling numbers]
Track report and Map: Bah Kaldon to Kuala Madil, 3 May 1945
Report: Update of regional bases, 9 May 1945
List: Required items
List: Weapons in possession of B5 and A2, 18 May 1945
Report: Results of Interrogation of Prisoners, 14 May 1945