Item 01: Dudley V. Walford diary, 23 September 1914 - 13 August 1916 - Page 12
through insubordination or carelessness had been left behind & just arrived two or three minutes before departure of the boat. These were refused embarkation & strictly forbidden to get up the gangway. But they arranged with their friends aboard & were hauled up by ropes.
The voyage so far has been sublime. Very little work & every kind of sporting material & games have been provided.
Arrived at Albany at midnight 28th December 1914. The transports moved off independently from Melbourne meeting together in the harbour.