18 January 1918
- The Leader reports the death of “two more of our brave Orange soldiers who have paid the great price in the awful European struggle”. James Commins and James Griffin, both of whom had been reported as missing; Griffin in November 1916 and Commins in May 1917 during the Second Battle of Bullecourt. Courts of enquiry later determined that both men had been killed in action. Roll of Honor – Two Orange Heroes
- The newly-formed Orange District Returned Sailors and Soldiers’ Club meets at the Drill Hall
- The Millthorpe Girls’ Patriotic League invites local girls to join up and help provide comforts for soldiers in the trenches. Girl’s Patriotic League
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