Item 05: General William Holmes reports of operations and instructions for officers, 1914-1915 - Page 10
Instructions for Offr Cming Garrison Troops at Herbertshohe
1. Take charge of PO and all other public Buildings and offices and post sentries over same.
2. Disarm inhabitants
3. Search for arms & ammunition and collect same & forward to Brigade Hd Qrs
4. Furnish list of Europeans
5. Arrest German officials obtain all information from them and search their residences.
6. Detain all arrested persons until instructions how to act.
7. Definitely ascertain & report at once position and condition of Wireless Station but do not destroy without orders.
8. Protect life & property
9. Act with Offr in charge of native police in maintaining law and order.