Giyu, Sanura (Japanese Merchant Seaman/Cook)

Accession Number 3DRL/6710
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm
Object type Log book
Maker Giyu, Sanura
Date made 1928
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM315 749/032/023
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Log book of regulations for Japanese merchant seamen, issued to Giyu Sanura in 1928. Contains postcard, vaccination certificates and certificate of instruction in Western cooking. This book was presumably carried by Giyu during the Second World War and was found by an Australian soldier who wrote his name and number in it: Pte Leeds, VX133677, 2/28 Battalion.

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