|Date from||01 March 1945|
|Date to||30 September 1945|
Operation Semut I
Operation carried out by the Australian Army's Services Reconnaissance Department (SRD) Z Special Unit during the Second World War as part of the Australian Borneo Campaign. The operation, commanded by Major Tom Harrisson VB300861, focussed on the objectives of collecting and reporting intelligence and organising, training and arming local inhabitants into resistance groups to wage guerrilla warfare.
Wallet 23 - Correspondence between Tom Harrisson, Jeffery Westley and reports to British Borneo Civil Affairs Unit 1945
Correspondence demobilisation and hand over to civil administration including payment and rewards to local soldier
Correspondence publicity for the work of SRD, book, radio transcript, recognition of service and general discussion of post war life
Records and photographs related to SRD training and a report by Capt E.A. Edmeades on the role of SRD activities