228 Department of External Affairs to Mr F. K. Officer, Charge d'Affaires in Japan

Cablegram 7 17 December 1940,

SECRET

Repeated to Washington No. 247.

For your personal information. Japanese Consul-General [1] 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.

1 Masatoshi Akiyama.

[AA:A981, JAPAN 120, i]