Historical information

Notes with sword. This Japanese sword was received by 2/8th Australian Field Regiment at the surrender at Miri, Borneo, in 1945. The Regiment served in the Middle East (1940-43) as part of the 9th Australian Division. It's final action was in Borneo, once again with 9th Division.

Physical description

Japanese NCO Army sword has ornate cast alloy and brass hilt which has 3 small Lotus flowers. Steel blade and metal sheath

Inscriptions & markings

Number on Blade 136088