Item 10: General William Holmes diary, 23 August 1914-22 February 1915 - Page 338
FRIDAY - 19TH FEBRUARY 1915:
At 9-0 a.m. the Troops who arrived by the "Navus" yesterday, marched from Circular Quay to the Victoria Barracks, via George, Parkes, Elizabeth and Oxford Streets, headed by the Mounted Police and Police Band. Colonel Holmes, accompanied by lt. Colonel Watson viewed the march of the Troops from a platform situated on the corner of George Street and Martin Place.
On arrival at Elizabeth Street, the Naval Reserves under Commander Lambton drew out of line, and marched to Naval Depot, to be dealt with by the Authorities there.
On reaching Victoria Barracks, the Infantry men were provided with mid-day meal and granted an advance of £4 each on their pay, and after collecting their arms and equipment, they were dismissed and directed to present themselves at Barracks on Friday next in respect to final payment and discharge.
In the evening the White City was placed open to the Officers and Men of the returned Force.
Patients admitted to Hospital from S.S. "Eastern" are progressing satisfactorily.