COPY OF TELEGRAM FROM SENIOR MEDICAL OFFICER, KILWA
dated 21 November 1917
To Surgeon-General Pike, Dar-es-Salaam
Total deaths Union Labour in Hospital Kilwa in March 142. Total in Labour camp cannot trace. Believe figures are stated in Major Liefeldt’s report. Estimated that maximum requiring medical treatment at one time during voyage would be 150. Considered remainder of 1362 should only require general supervision by MO.
From SMO, Kilwa