Item 10: General William Holmes diary, 23 August 1914-22 February 1915 - Page 186
SUNDAY - 29th NOVEMBER 1914 :
Church Parade was held at Rabaul and Herbertshohe as usual.
The following signal message was received from the Navy Office Melbourne :-
"Penguin" reports no transfer lists received for A.Bs Gunn, Tonks, Skillen, Harrison, Forth, O'Sullivan, Webber, Stoker Roberts of Expeditionary Force. When may they be expected.
Much inconvenience being caused by neglect to forward pay documents. Please direct Pay Master Livesay to report fully by telegraph reasons for delay in the matter."
This matter is being suitably followed up.
The health of the troops is satisfactory. Patients in hospital are making satisfactory progress.