Documents Relating to New Zealand's Participation in the Second World War 1939–45: Volume I
243 — Memorandum from Headquarters, British Troops in Egypt, to Headquarters, New Zealand Division — DETACHMENTS FROM NEW ZEALAND DIVISION
Memorandum from Headquarters, British Troops in Egypt, to Headquarters, New Zealand Division
DETACHMENTS FROM NEW ZEALAND DIVISION
Reference your letter under the above heading, dated 29 September 1940.
Troop 4th Field Regiment has been ordered to rejoin at Maaten Baggush.
Sixth Field Company has been ordered to go to Western Desert.
It is not possible at present to relieve No. 1 Company, New Zealand Divisional Signals, as it is doing the work of Corps Signals. A Corps Signals has been promised from the United Kingdom.page 186
Artificers with MAC are being relieved as artificers are available to replace them. General Headquarters are being asked to speed this up.
General Headquarters have been asked when the anti-tank mine-filling party will finish its work.
Three Engineer clerks will be returned.
General Headquarters have been asked to relieve three other ranks employed in transportation duties in the Western Desert.
It is understood that you now agree to the signalman remaining at Khartoum.
The Engineer officers employed on special duties have been returned.
The help that all these detachments have given has been greatly appreciated. Every effort is being made to return them to the New Zealand Division as quickly as is possible.
1Signed by a Major for Brigadier, General Staff. The signature is indecipherable.