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Jan. 8, 1945

Compound rather quiet – cannot get past sentry to Japanese Hq. but otherwise O.K. Items from packages distributed to Sukura draft. Brief raid about 9:30 A.M., but was able to get special diets arranged. Two more weeks will use up all milk and other items that have been hoarded.

Death this noon of Balaam, Harold – Pvt. 2nd Cambridgeshire Reg. due to amoebic dysentery with secondarily imposed bacillary dysentery as proved by autopsy. Chief R.M. Harris was returned to Bilibid today.