Item 10: General William Holmes diary, 23 August 1914-22 February 1915 - Page 251

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An Official Dinner was given by the Officers present in Rabaul to the Administrator and his Staff.

The "Fantone" was sighted off Cape Gazelle at dusk.

A wireless message was received, stating that the "Eastern" would arrive about mid-day to-morrow.

The decision of Court Martial on No. 415 Private M Solomons was announced; the accused was charged with forgery and uttering, but was acquitted.

The health of the troops is satisfactory.


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