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26 AUGUST - 1 SEPTEMBER 1945

 

      

26 August 1945

 


0900

At 251100I patrol #15 reached mine area in vic of San Tiago and reported field in poor shape. Off limits signs were posted both in English and Visayen. Patrol scattered surrender leaflets along route. Approx 200 enemy were observed in all. Patrol made an attempt to have Japs surrender but was unsuccessful. Patrol was ordered to return and not take up the mine field because of it being too dangerous to do so.

 

27 August 1945

 

All companies sent out local security patrols.
0830
1600 Nil activity reported by patrols.
   
 

28 August 1945

 


1700

 Nil activity reported by local security and recco patrols.

 

 

29 August 1945

 


0930

One Jap officer and one EM reported to 2d Bn commander with mission of arranging surrender of the Kondo Butai Forces. A formal surrender has been arranged for 4th Sep '45.

1600

Local security patrols report nil activity.

 

30 August 1945

 


1700.

All companies sent local security patrols. Report nil enemy activity. Plans being made for formal surrender.

   

PHASE X
30 Aug 1945

Lt. Gen. Kono, 9 staff officers, plus approximately 1600 officers and enlisted men surrendered informally to Lt. Col. Lawrie, commanding allied forces on Negros vic Hda Santa_Rosa (13.5-24.2).

 

31 August 1945

 


PHASE X
1 September 1945

1 September 1945, 0930- Approximately 400 enemy commanded by Lt. Col. Nakatani surrendered to 1st Bn at San Carlos."

"2 September, 1000 - Approximately 700 Nip officers and men commander by Lt. Col. Yuge surrendered to elements of 3d Bn vic San Pablo (13.7-21.45)."

"4 September, 1945 , 1330, 1009 enemy of Kondo Force surrendered to 2d Bn vic Mabini confined to Fabrica stockade."

11 September 1945, 1300 - "Col Watanabe's aide contacted enemy vic Nasig and arranged meeting 13 Sept at (14.5-11.0) to conclude surrender of approx 800 members of Olie force." 

 
   
Enemy commanders surrendered elements of Nakatani Force to 1st Bn at San Carlos as follows:
 
Maj. Takesita and 166 men,
Maj. Yamamoto and 173 men,
Capt. Yamata and 215 men,
Lt Susaki and 322 men,
Lt. Kuboki and 106 men.

TOTAL:

962 POW.
   
1000  
1600 "1600 Nil.patrol activity. Continued surrender plans."
 

1 September 1945

 


1700

Local security and recon patrols reported nil activity. Party from 2d Bn arrived it Fabrica to start surrender negotiations with enemy remaining in 2d Bn area of responsibility.

   

Company was alerted to move to another station.

 

The final entry in the F Company History though dated 1 September, is essentially a summary of the first two weeks in September, without any sequence of dates.  Read the Summary.