Trial of Sergeant Major Sugino, Labuan

Accession Number F07405
Collection type Film
Measurement 1 min 1 sec
Object type To be confirmed
Physical description 35mm/b&w/silent
Maker Barrett, Reginald Mervyn (Reg)
Place made Malaysia: Labuan
Date made 3 December 1945
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


On 3 December 1945, the trial of Japanese Sergeant Major Sugino was held at HQ 9th Australian Division. Charge "Having caused to be killed 46 Australian, British and Indian POW at Miri on 10 June 1945". The court consisted of - Court President, 278996 (NX457) Lieutenant Colonel (Lt Col) Colin Henry Grace DSO, CO 2/15th Battalion; Permanent President Courts Martial, Major (Maj) A J Grenville, 9th Division; NX100438 (N120017) Maj John Jarvie Watling, 9th Division Legal Officer; Judge-Advocate, Lt Col J M Hall, British Borneo Civil Affairs Unit. Verdict of the Court - Found guilty and sentenced.

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