Item 03 : General William Holmes Papers regarding capitulation, September-October 1914 - Page 106
Herewith I give my parole as an Officer and Gentleman.
(1) Not to escape from H.M.A.S. "Berrima".
(2) Not to interfere in any way with the existing regulations of the ship, and to comply with same.
(3) Not to gain any information in any manner what-so-ever.
(4) Not to have any communication with shore except through the official channel.
Parole given to undermentioned
Lt G Mayer
[Sgd] J Travers