Item 10: General William Holmes diary, 23 August 1914-22 February 1915 - Page 127
At 10-55 p.m. the following message was despatched to Colonel Murray, Papua, from Colonel Holmes, British Administrator, German New Guinea: -
"Greetings; all well."
The Japanese ships have been working continuously and their signals are interfering to a great extent with our signals.
Capt. Maguire, A.M.C. reports condition Pte. James slightly improved. Health of troops otherwise is good.