Magata (Major-General)

Place Oceania: Pacific Islands, Solomon Islands, Bougainville
Accession Number PR00357
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 3 items
Object type Papers
Date made 1945
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM315 419/035/022
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Postcard in Japanese, origin unknown. Copy of a letter from Magata to Brigadier Garrett concerning the handing over of Japanese swords, and the importance attached to these 'Nipponto'. Copy of a poem by an Australian ironically referring to the "Mopping Up" operations on Bougainville.