Documents Relating to New Zealand's Participation in the Second World War 1939–45: Volume I
285 — The High Commissioner for New Zealand to the Prime Minister
The High Commissioner for New Zealand to the Prime Minister
The following is for the Minister of Defence from Colonel Park
With reference to the Prime Minister's telegram of 6 November, the Army Council propose that the Anti-Tank Battery raised in the United Kingdom should mobilise on or about 1 April and proceed overseas as soon as possible after that date.1 If an emergency arises and it is temporarily placed in the British Expeditionary Force in France, it will be allotted as an Army anti-tank battery. In any case, it will join the New Zealand Division later in the year. General Freyberg is being informed.