Item 01: General William Holmes telegrams and cables, September-October 1914 - Page 19
From - Flag
To - O.C Troops
Date - 11/9/14
Time - 5.5.
The deputy governor writes from Toma & states that he is not in a position to surrender the protectorate of Rabaul & Herbertshoe are unfortified & he states there are no mines in the harbour or roadstead