Item 10: General William Holmes diary, 23 August 1914-22 February 1915 - Page 87
A message was received from Commander Stevenson on the departure of the "Berrima" as follows:-
"To the Administrator: Good luck and continued success to the Exped. Force."
Reply was sent by wireless as under:-
"Good wishes reciprocated. Thank you for your assistance and advice. Good-bye you and Howse."
The health of the troops continues excellent.