Item 01: General William Holmes telegrams and cables, September-October 1914 - Page 263
Receiving Ship: Australia
Transmitting Ship: Berrima
Date: 12 9 4
Brigadier to R A C
OC garrison troops reports Mayor has formally handed over town of Rabaul, guards have been posted on principal buildings & advance guards thrown out main body of troops remaining in town
Letter received from A promise has been made that a reply will be given to my letter to Governor at 4.30 pm tomorrow. Propose to hoist flag at 3 pm tomorrow.