Item 10: General William Holmes diary, 23 August 1914-22 February 1915 - Page 96
FRIDAY - 26TH SEPTEMBER 1914.
The troops onboard consist of -
1 ½ Coys. Naval reserves.
2 ½ Coys. Infantry.
Company drill was carried out during the day. No messages of any importance were received.
P.M.O. reports that the health of the troops on board is excellent.
It is expected we will arrive at Rabaul about mid-day to-morrow.
At mid-night the ship had sailed 282 nautical miles, making a total of 354 miles from Friedrich Wilhelmshafen.