Item 01: General William Holmes telegrams and cables, September-October 1914 - Page 98

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Receiving Ship - Berrima

Transmitting Ship - Sydney

Date - 11 9 4

Time of Despatch or Receipt - 2.40 pm

Officer to Brigadier

Letter intercepted extract from a large transport steamer with 1500 men on board who land at Kokopo after 3 o'clock so I hope the Governor will give in as it is impossible to go against this large troop all the people here and the Doctor say the same if at 3 o'clock Governor won't give ok over the blank - to the Hollander they will bombard Herbertshohe. Native runner states Germans on ridge Kabakaul to Herbertshohe - 1400 

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