Documents Relating to New Zealand's Participation in the Second World War 1939–45: Volume III
244 — The Prime Minister of New Zealand to the Governor of Fiji
The Prime Minister of New Zealand to the Governor of Fiji
In the opinion of War Cabinet the time has arrived for the immediate and complete mobilisation of the Fiji Defence Forces and I urge most strongly that this be ordered forthwith, exempting only absolutely essential key men.
It is recognised that this will mean considerable dislocation which, however, should be accepted in the interests of the safety of the island and in order to advance the training of the men to the utmost extent possible.