Documents Relating to New Zealand's Participation in the Second World War 1939–45: Volume II
37 — The Minister of Defence to General Freyberg
The Minister of Defence to General Freyberg
Your telegram of 30 September (No. 35) to General Duigan. A total of 2100 troops who have had three months' training is available here for immediate despatch. In view of your request for immediate reinforcements, we are endeavouring to arrange to send them as soon as possible and will advise you of the result. The appreciation you made for the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom has not yet arrived here.