Wood, Alan (Historian, Services Reconnaissance Department, AIF)

Accession Number PR85/325
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 4 boxes: 0.8 metres
Object type Papers
Maker Wood, Alan
Date made 1943-1985
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM315 419/118/030
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Period 1980-1989

Collection consists of correspondence related to the preparation of the Services Reconnaissance Department (SRD) history, including aspects relating to the Allied Intelligence Bureau (AIB) and service details, Operation Jaywick in Rimau and Timor, maritime operations, operations in Borneo, Semut I and II operations. Also included is research material relating to Semut I, Operation Lizard, AIB activities and personnel, registers of SRD and Z Special Force members, lists and summaries of field operations, hand written notes and transcripts relating to the origin, organisation, personnel, equipment and operations of the AIB, and copies of 'Z Newsletters'. There are index cards, news clippings and photographs also included.