23 September 1918
- The Leader reports that a bakery operated by returned soldiers is to open in Peisley Street. Returned Soldiers’ Bakery
- The Sunset Tank arrives in Orange on its tour of the western districts to raise money for the war effort. About 1,000 people gather at the corner of Summer Street and Lords Place and pledge £1,500, bringing Orange’s total to date to £27,000. Seventh War Loan – Sunset Tank In Orange
- Olive Hawke receives a letter from her brother, Howard Vivian Hawke, written three weeks before he was killed in action in the Battle of Amiens in France. Bumping The Hunks. In a second letter Howard says that the poppies blooming in the French fields are the same as those his mother grows at Glen Luna. The Poppies That Mother Grows
- Organisers of the Christmas Gifts to Soldiers Fund advise that the fund is to close on 28 September and ask that outstanding pledges be delivered to the Orange Town Hall. Christmas Gifts To Soldiers Fund
- New Zealand mounted troops assist in the capture the town of Es Salt in Palestine
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