228 Department of External Affairs to Mr F. K. Officer, Charge d'Affaires in Japan
Cablegram 7 17 December 1940,
Repeated to Washington No. 247.
For your personal information. Japanese Consul-General  yesterday communicated on instructions from Japanese Government name of Mr. Tatsuo Kawai as person it is proposed to appoint Japanese Minister in Australia. Name is now being submitted for approval of King.