Item 01: General William Holmes telegrams and cables, September-October 1914 - Page 22
Receiving Ship - Berrima
Transmitting Ship - Warrego
Date - 11.9.14
Time of Despatch - [ 5.32pm?]
Comdr to Brigadier
My information was previous to Comdr Beresford.
50 men with a flag of truce conducted by a captured German have proceeded to the WT station with the view for negotiation with the officers there for an unconditional surrender.
I am sending about 30 black prisoners & 2 white under guard to Australia now.
Comdr Beresford proposes camping about three quarters of a mile inland from the pier awaiting result of negotiations @ 1715