21 January 1915
- James Lewis Martin enlists. James is commemorated on the Centenary of WWI in Orange Honour Roll; he would be killed in action in France on 11 July 1918.
- The Leader publishes a letter from Bert Martin written to his mother in Orange. Bert describes travelling through the Suez Canal and the beauty of the train trip from Alexandria to Cairo: “It is just like a vast pleasure garden, and the native Egyptians themselves are like overgrown children, in the happy, frolicsome way they take life.”
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