Documents Relating to New Zealand's Participation in the Second World War 1939–45: Volume II
43 — Army Headquarters (Wellington) to General Freyberg
Army Headquarters (Wellington) to General Freyberg
Your telegram of 2 December has been interpreted to mean that you desire 2600 of the 5th Reinforcements to be sent with the third section, 4th Reinforcements, and that you do not require 2600 additional to the 5th Reinforcements (6500), 6th Reinforcements (4100), 7th Reinforcements (4100). Will you please confirm and state the composition of the 2600 by arms. Inquiries are being made whether shipping will be available, but at present the indications are unfavourable.