291 Mr R.G. Menzies, Prime Minister, to Mr A. Eden, U.K. Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs
Cablegram 139 13 October 1939,
My telegram 6th October, No. 129.  Rt Hon. R.G. Casey  has been asked by me to act as Commonwealth Minister. He will be accompanied by Major-General J. Northcott, Deputy Chief of the General Staff, Group Captain W.D. Bostock, Assistant Chief of the Air Staff, Mr N.K.S. Brodribb, Controller General of Munitions Supply and probably Private Secretary. They will leave by Flying Boat Sydney 19th October. No announcement in regard to names of Advisers or date of departure will be made here until some time after party has left.