411 Prime Minister's Department to Mr H.A. Peterson, Australian Government Commissioner in the Netherlands East Indies
Cablegram unnumbered 7 December 1939,
At request of Government of Netherlands East Indies, Mr Casey  and Brodribb  have arranged for discussion Netherlands Army authorities at Sourabaya during the evening that they will spend there on their way through to Australia by air.  Please inform Netherlands authorities that they expect arrive Sourabaya approximately 14th December, date depending upon flying boat maintaining schedule time.