Operation Semut I

Date from 01 March 1945
Date to 30 September 1945
Place Sarawak
Category Operation
Alternative Names
  • Operation Semut 1

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.