State Library of NSW
Receiving Ship: Berrima
Transmitting Ship: Protector
Date: 14 Sep
Colonel Watson to Brigadier and Encounter
Began minor march on Toma at five am with four Companies and machine gun (stop) Land your machine gun by four am complete (stop) Sketch captured shows enemy occupying position his right on MATAWTA to bend of road near NATORA with post at GIRE GIRE (stop)
Will you by vigorously shelling ridge and plantations sweep positions on map at daylight (stop) My troops will not move South from Coast road until shelling ceases.
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