Item 01: General William Holmes telegrams and cables, September-October 1914 - Page 289

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From- Encounter Colonel Watson

To- Berrima Brigadier

Date- 14/9/14


Encounter. Begins. Ordering passage for marching on Toma at 5 AM with 4 companies & machine guns. Land your machine guns by 4.45 AM complete. Sketch captured showing enemy occupying position. It is right on Matawta to bend of road near Wunatora with post at Gire Gire. Will you by vigourously shelling ridge & plantation sweep position on map at daylight. My troops will not move south from coast roads until shelling ceases.045.

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