Documents Relating to New Zealand's Participation in the Second World War 1939–45: Volume I
289 — The Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs to the Governor-General of New Zealand
The Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs to the Governor-General of New Zealand
Further to my telegram of 19 December (No. 288), the Army Council consider that for reasons of safety it would be most advisable for the units in question to accompany the Second Echelon of the New Zealand Special Force as far as Egypt. As arrangements for the necessary extra shipping would have to be made at once, I should be glad to learn as soon as possible whether this proposal is acceptable.