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Toritoribe

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According to the book I mentioned previously, the (a?) transliteration of Wuntho is ウント "Unto". If Wuntho is the place, the writer would add the consonant "n" mistakenly at the end of the name (like Wunthon).
 

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This place name is related to a soldier I have been researching lately. He was said to have been captured close to the Chindwin River, but the location was not stated.

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Burma, 25 miles from Chindwin River
Mayongcheng, Meiyoncheng
or something like that
 

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Thank you, this gives me something to search out for.
 

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This man has come to my attention today. It would be useful to know how he perished in 1943. Any help always much appreciated.

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Thank you for that incredibly speedy response.
 

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Hi Everyone,

These three locations could well link a group of men together for my research. Any assistance with translation would be very much appreciated.

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Mike Cash

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Burma Iriwaddy river bank
Burma Iriwaddy river bank Saadon
Burma Sedan

You'll have to cross-reference the "Saadon" and "Sedan" with something to figure out what the place name was; as you know these are just Japanese phonetic renderings.
 

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Thank you Mike. Sadon was a village in Kachin State, close to the Burma/China border and slightly to the east of the tributaries that ran into the Irrawaddy River. This is very likely the place mentioned on the cards.
 

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Hi All,
This is a new man from my research. I'm looking for the cause of death from the image below. Any help always appreciated.

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Chronic enteritis and exhaustion
慢性腸炎後衰弱
 

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Thank you Majestic, I have aded those characters to my ever increasing dictionary of terms.
 
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