21 January 1918
- Esther Graham of Newbridge receives a Christmas gift and New Year’s card from Princess Mary. Esther’s sons, Reginald and Jack were in the first contingent of soldiers from Australia and served at Gallipoli and in the battles at Romani and Gaza. Newbridge Resident Honoured
- Orange veterinarian Keith McClymont complains about unsanitary conditions in the French countryside, claiming:
Truly, cleanliness, modesty and decency are some of the brightest, most prominent, and valuable of the British character
- The Leader reports that a Russian cavalry horse has been awarded a “gallantry in action” medal. The rider, who had been injured, fell from the horse, whereupon the horse picked him up by the belt with his teeth and carried him to safety. Horses Decorated for Bravery. The Role of Animals in World War I
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