Item 10: General William Holmes diary, 23 August 1914-22 February 1915 - Page 56
AUSTRALIAN NAVAL AND MILITARY EXPEDITION
ROUTINE ORDER No. 3.
COLONEL W. HOLMES, D.S.O., V.D., BRIGADIER COMMANDING.
(1) [In margin] No. 1052 Pte. Hawkes S. "D" Company 1st Infantry
A Field General Court Martial, composed as under, will assemble tomorrow at a time and place to be arranged by the President, for the trial of the accused named in the margin, and such other accused as may be brought before them.
President - Major R.H. Beardsmore
Members - (Captain R.S. Thorold
- (Lieut. A.D. Fisher
Waiting Members - Captain S.P. Godsell
- 2nd Lieut T.G. Marsden
2nd Lieut. E.W. Kirke is appointed Prosecutor
The documents in connection therewith to be forwarded to the President of the Court.
Proceedings on completion are to be forwarded to the Assistant Judge Advocate General.
(Sgd) William Holmes
(2) [In margin] promotions etc.
The Brigadier Commanding has been pleased to approve of the undermentioned promotions and appointment and transfer: -
Lieut. L.B. Ravenscroft, Provost Marshal, to be Captain.
No. 10 Pte. J.E. Craig, and No. 9 Pte. N.S.W. Gale, A.A.M.C., to be Corporals.
Dr. George Cumming Byrne to be captain in the A.A.M.C.
vice Captain B.C.A. Pockley deceased.
Lieut. Keith Heritage, Transport and Supply Officer, 1st Infantry, is transferred to Brigade Staff, and will take over the Transport Section, 1st Infantry, for Brigade supply and transport duties.
(Sgd.) Francis Heritage