Documents Relating to New Zealand's Participation in the Second World War 1939–45: Volume I
202 — The New Zealand Military Liaison Officer (London) to Headquarters 2nd NZEF (Cairo)
The sailing date to the Middle East has now been settled. All units of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force in the United Kingdom are now to complete mobilisation by 29 November. The present intention is that all units will be sent probably in the last week of December if shipping space is available.