Documents Relating to New Zealand's Participation in the Second World War 1939–45: Volume I
141 — The High Commissioner for New Zealand (London) to Headquarters 2nd NZEF (Cairo)
Diversion of the convoy to Capetown has been decided on. The War Office suggest that you may desire key personnel now in Egypt to join the convoy en route or be available on arrival at the new destination. The War Office will endeavour to arrange accordingly. Immediate information as to details of personnel to be moved is requested.