Documents Relating to New Zealand's Participation in the Second World War 1939–45: Volume III
410 — Headquarters 3rd New Zealand Division to Lieutenant-General Puttick
Headquarters 3rd New Zealand Division to Lieutenant-General Puttick
The 3rd New Zealand Division is fully established ashore and in process of clearing up enemy elements on the island. Enemy aircraft were over three times during the night and dropped bombs but no damage or casualties resulted. The total New Zealand casualties since landing are one killed, three wounded.2
2 A number of later operational messages have been omitted.