Documents Relating to New Zealand's Participation in the Second World War 1939–45: Volume I
33 — The Hon. W. Nash2 (Wellington) to the Hon. P. Fraser
The Hon. W. Nash2 (Wellington) to the Hon. P. Fraser
The Government have decided, after full consideration of his record and brilliant service, to offer the appointment of General Officer Commanding the New Zealand Expeditionary Force to Major-General Freyberg. This decision should remain confidential until further advice and no public reference or announcement should be made in the meantime.