171 Commonwealth Government to Lord Cranborne, U.K. Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs
Cablegram 535 13 October 1940,
Repeated to Prime Minister of New Zealand , No. 40.
Australian Minister, Washington , No. 9.
High Commissioner, London , No. 625.
Your telegram No. 338 of 10th October.  Commonwealth Government are in agreement with proposed plan for conversations in London and Washington. We welcome opportunity of attendance of our Service representatives at talks in London and have telegraphed Australian High Commissioner, London, who will make necessary arrangements.  As regards discussions in Washington, Australian staff delegation is to consist of Commodore Boucher  and Air Commodore Goble , who is at present at Ottawa. Major General Northcott  is also included in the Delegation, but as he is attending the Singapore Conference which opens on 22nd October he could not reach Washington before middle of November. Glad to have information of arrangements for Washington as soon as possible.